Valery Krasovsky

Country: Ukraine

Position: CEO Sigma Software та GP Sigma Software Labs

Organization: Sigma Software Labs

Service and product businesses synergy. Venture builder

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 Officer, and then as Chief Executive Officer. Under Valery`s leadership, the company hasgrown from a small business with few clients in Europe to a premier software provider offering superior quality IT services for such companies as 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 the 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.

Speech Overview:

The startup ecosystem of the Ukrainian market has been strongly improved in recent years and breakthrough results have been achieved. The potential of the start-up area was significantly influenced by the service business development. The synergy of both business side understanding and technical potential is an excellent background for the startups emergence and realization.

Top industry experts will explain:
— current ways of product and service business synergy
efficient and capable venture builders establishing on the company base
— Ukrainian startups exclusive benefits
— basis for the local market investment attractiveness

Valery Krasovsky – CEO and co-founder at Sigma Software
Dmitry Vartanian – CFO and co-founder at Sigma Software
Both speakers are top industry experts under whose leadership Sigma Software company has grown from a small business with few clients in Europe to a premier software provider offering superior quality IT solutions for world-known brands like Volvo, AT&T, SAS, Fortum, Formpipe, Scania and more.
Moderator: Veronica Korzh – General Manager at startups incubator Sigma Software Labs, separate Sigma Software Group investment area. Veronica has more than 10 years of experience in the IT-sphere, has extensive experience working with customers around the world, and specializes in building and implementing business strategies.