Position: CEO and co-founder
Organization: Sigma Software
Valery has over 20 years of experience in IT. Started his career as a Junior C++ developer, then as a Programming Team Leader, and then Project Manager. Co-founder Sigma Software in 2002 and headed the company since its inception, first as a Chief Operating Office, and then as Chief Executive Officer. Under Valery`s leadership the company has grown from a small business with few clients in Europe to a premier software provider offering superior quality IT services for such companies like Volvo, AT&T, SAS, Fortum, Formpipe, Scania, and other world-known brands. Valery has been involved in the cooperation with state bodies within the frameworks of the European Business Association and its Information Technology Committee. In 2011 he headed the Working Group under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine aimed at Ukrainian IT education renovation and building the bridge between business and educational establishments. He continuously contributed to IT education development in Ukraine through working with government, cooperation with educational establishments, and launching corporate educational platform, Sigma Software University, aimed at Ukrainian IT community development, knowledge and experience sharing for IT professionals of all levels – from beginners to experts. Valery is a loving father of three girls, a marathon runner and yachting addict. He is also a frequent guest and speaker at Ukrainian IT community meetings, as well as international events.