Luxoft Overview

Leadership Team

CEO

Dmitry Loschinin, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dmitry Loschinin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dmitry A. Loschinin has led Luxoft from its inception in April 2000. With over 20 years of IT experience Dmitry has built a superior team of professionals and has brought Luxoft to the vanguard of global IT outsourcing.

Under Dmitry’s stewardship Luxoft has enjoyed exponential growth and has become a global IT outsourcing leader with a loyal client base that includes some of the world’s most successful companies.

Dmitry started his professional career as a software engineer in the late 1980s. In a short period of time he achieved management roles within leading multinationals such as KED GmbH, MCP GmbH and IBM. In 1998 Dmitry joined the IBS Group where he successfully established SAP R/3 implementation practice before taking charge of the IBS initiative to offer offshore software services. This initiative eventually became Luxoft.

Recognized expert on the issues of global outsourcing, Dmitry is a Certified Outsourcing Professional® (COP) and is a member of the Outsourcing Hall of Fame, one of the most prestigious industry recognitions, presented by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).

Dmitry holds a Master of Science degree from the Moscow State University and completed an executive education program at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

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Dmitry Loschinin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dmitry A. Loschinin has led Luxoft from its inception in April 2000. With over 20 years of IT experience Dmitry has built a superior team of professionals and has brought Luxoft to the vanguard of global IT outsourcing.

Under Dmitry’s stewardship Luxoft has enjoyed exponential growth and has become a global IT outsourcing leader with a loyal client base that includes some of the world’s most successful companies.

Dmitry started his professional career as a software engineer in the late 1980s. In a short period of time he achieved management roles within leading multinationals such as KED GmbH, MCP GmbH and IBM. In 1998 Dmitry joined the IBS Group where he successfully established SAP R/3 implementation practice before taking charge of the IBS initiative to offer offshore software services. This initiative eventually became Luxoft.

Recognized expert on the issues of global outsourcing, Dmitry is a Certified Outsourcing Professional® (COP) and is a member of the Outsourcing Hall of Fame, one of the most prestigious industry recognitions, presented by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).

Dmitry holds a Master of Science degree from the Moscow State University and completed an executive education program at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

VP

Michael Friedland, Executive Vice President
Michael Friedland

Executive Vice President

Michael Friedland oversees the company business performance, execution of corporate sales and is in charge of Financial, Enterprise and Domestic lines of business.

Michael has more than 17 years of extensive hands-on IT experience in the software services business. In 1993, Michael became a co-founder of IT Consulting International (ITCI) having evolved from a software programmer into a successful entrepreneur and IT executive. Providing development, support, and managing projects for such companies as Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, SIAC and Merck/Medco, Michael has gained a keen insight into the enterprise IT, software development best practices and business knowledge. While in ITCI, he conceived and conceptualized development of LUXproject™, a Web-based solution for distributed development and project management, providing multiple advantages to Luxoft clients.

Michael is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Executive Education program.

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Michael Friedland

Executive Vice President

Michael Friedland oversees the company business performance, execution of corporate sales and is in charge of Financial, Enterprise and Domestic lines of business.

Michael has more than 17 years of extensive hands-on IT experience in the software services business. In 1993, Michael became a co-founder of IT Consulting International (ITCI) having evolved from a software programmer into a successful entrepreneur and IT executive. Providing development, support, and managing projects for such companies as Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, SIAC and Merck/Medco, Michael has gained a keen insight into the enterprise IT, software development best practices and business knowledge. While in ITCI, he conceived and conceptualized development of LUXproject™, a Web-based solution for distributed development and project management, providing multiple advantages to Luxoft clients.

Michael is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Executive Education program.

Roman Yakushkin, Chief Financial Officer
Roman Yakushkin

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Roman Yakushkin covers global financial, planning and accounting issues of Luxoft. His responsibilities include corporate finance, treasury, financial and management accounting, corporate planning and budgeting, investment analysis, tax accounting, auditing and controlling. He also oversees accounting by local standards in all Luxoft offices and is responsible for the corporate structuring.

Roman joined Luxoft in 2006 and is based in Zug. He has over fifteen years of experience in financial sector. Prior to Luxoft he has held several senior financial positions with a number of leading companies. His experience includes the positions with MTS (Mobile Telesystems), FESCO and Louis Dreyfus.

Roman holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from INSEAD. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. He received his university degree in Oriental Studies from the Far Eastern State University.

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Roman Yakushkin

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Roman Yakushkin covers global financial, planning and accounting issues of Luxoft. His responsibilities include corporate finance, treasury, financial and management accounting, corporate planning and budgeting, investment analysis, tax accounting, auditing and controlling. He also oversees accounting by local standards in all Luxoft offices and is responsible for the corporate structuring.

Roman joined Luxoft in 2006 and is based in Zug. He has over fifteen years of experience in financial sector. Prior to Luxoft he has held several senior financial positions with a number of leading companies. His experience includes the positions with MTS (Mobile Telesystems), FESCO and Louis Dreyfus.

Roman holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from INSEAD. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. He received his university degree in Oriental Studies from the Far Eastern State University.

Przemyslaw Berendt, VP Global Marketing
Przemyslaw Berendt

VP Global Marketing

Przemyslaw Berendt joined Luxoft as Managing Director for Poland in August 2012, and has served as our Vice President for Global Marketing since April 2011. Mr. Berendt is responsible for the overall marketing strategy of Luxoft.

Prior to joining us, Mr. Berendt served in the Global Business Services division of Procter & Gamble, and as a Branch Manager of Betware a mid-size, international software development company.

Przemek holds an Master of Science degree in Computer Science from DePaul University in Chicago, IL, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Computer Science from School of Business-National Louis University in Poland, and an Associate Degree in Programming from Blackhawk Technical College in the U.S.

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Przemyslaw Berendt

VP Global Marketing

Przemyslaw Berendt joined Luxoft as Managing Director for Poland in August 2012, and has served as our Vice President for Global Marketing since April 2011. Mr. Berendt is responsible for the overall marketing strategy of Luxoft.

Prior to joining us, Mr. Berendt served in the Global Business Services division of Procter & Gamble, and as a Branch Manager of Betware a mid-size, international software development company.

Przemek holds an Master of Science degree in Computer Science from DePaul University in Chicago, IL, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Computer Science from School of Business-National Louis University in Poland, and an Associate Degree in Programming from Blackhawk Technical College in the U.S.

Mikhail Bykov, Managing Director, Automotive
Mikhail Bykov

Managing Director, Automotive

Mikhail Bykov is the Managing Director of Luxoft’s Automotive line of business.

Mikhail started his career as a software engineer, holding various technical and managerial positions in software development industry. He joined Luxoft in 2004 as a project manager, responsible for challenging projects in Boeing Development Center. Later he was appointed head of Project Services Group, which delivered software development projects for customers across various industries with distributed development teams. Mikhail created Luxoft’s Technology Office, which he headed for two years. For five years as a Managing Director of Manufacturing and Enterprise solutions practice he was responsible for company’s operations with clients in the areas of enterprise automation, aviation, logistics. In his current role from 2013, Mikhail leads Automotive – one of the company’s focus and most dynamic domains, being responsible for both engineering and sales.

Mikhail Bykov holds a PhD in Computer Science from Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology.

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Mikhail Bykov

Managing Director, Automotive

Mikhail Bykov is the Managing Director of Luxoft’s Automotive line of business.

Mikhail started his career as a software engineer, holding various technical and managerial positions in software development industry. He joined Luxoft in 2004 as a project manager, responsible for challenging projects in Boeing Development Center. Later he was appointed head of Project Services Group, which delivered software development projects for customers across various industries with distributed development teams. Mikhail created Luxoft’s Technology Office, which he headed for two years. For five years as a Managing Director of Manufacturing and Enterprise solutions practice he was responsible for company’s operations with clients in the areas of enterprise automation, aviation, logistics. In his current role from 2013, Mikhail leads Automotive – one of the company’s focus and most dynamic domains, being responsible for both engineering and sales.

Mikhail Bykov holds a PhD in Computer Science from Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology.

Elena Goryunova, Vice President Global HR
Elena Goryunova

Vice President Global HR

Elena Goryunova has been leading Luxoft's Human Resources department since the company's inception in 2000.

While at Luxoft, Elena has developed a unique personnel selection and integration system that has enabled the company to grow ten times over the past five years. During this rapid expansion Elena also played an instrumental role in the opening of numerous offices in the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Omsk, Dubna, and Nizhny Novgorod. The personnel management system that Elena introduced and implemented is modeled after the best practices employed by the most successful western companies.

Elena started her career in 1994 as HR specialist within the world leading consulting and audit company, KPMG. During 4 years of work within the Company she made impressive career progress being involved in all HR practices. In 1997 Elena joined Austrian Investment Bank Creditanstalt as the Head of HR department where she was responsible for implementing best HR practices, recruiting, training personnel and translating Core Corporate Values.

Elena Goryunova graduated from Moscow Academy of International Business with a degree in Economics.

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Elena Goryunova

Vice President Global HR

Elena Goryunova has been leading Luxoft's Human Resources department since the company's inception in 2000.

While at Luxoft, Elena has developed a unique personnel selection and integration system that has enabled the company to grow ten times over the past five years. During this rapid expansion Elena also played an instrumental role in the opening of numerous offices in the Russian cities of St. Petersburg, Omsk, Dubna, and Nizhny Novgorod. The personnel management system that Elena introduced and implemented is modeled after the best practices employed by the most successful western companies.

Elena started her career in 1994 as HR specialist within the world leading consulting and audit company, KPMG. During 4 years of work within the Company she made impressive career progress being involved in all HR practices. In 1997 Elena joined Austrian Investment Bank Creditanstalt as the Head of HR department where she was responsible for implementing best HR practices, recruiting, training personnel and translating Core Corporate Values.

Elena Goryunova graduated from Moscow Academy of International Business with a degree in Economics.

Vadim Iasenik, Managing Director, Luxoft Western Europe
Vadim Iasenik

Managing Director, Luxoft Western Europe

Vadim joined Luxoft team in 2010 as a Managing Director of Western Europe. On his current position Mr. Iasenik oversees business development, relationships with key customers and strategic partnerships within the region as well as end to end management of key strategic accounts. Mr. Iasenik has more than 20 years of experience in senior technology and leadership positions in Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, American International Group, Gateway Inc and Prudential Securities. Mr. Iasenik has also served as Senior Vice President of Rosbuilding and CEO of SMINEX company with general management responsibilities.

Vadim Iasenik holds a Master Degree in System Engineering from the South Russian State Technical University.

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Vadim Iasenik

Managing Director, Luxoft Western Europe

Vadim joined Luxoft team in 2010 as a Managing Director of Western Europe. On his current position Mr. Iasenik oversees business development, relationships with key customers and strategic partnerships within the region as well as end to end management of key strategic accounts. Mr. Iasenik has more than 20 years of experience in senior technology and leadership positions in Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, American International Group, Gateway Inc and Prudential Securities. Mr. Iasenik has also served as Senior Vice President of Rosbuilding and CEO of SMINEX company with general management responsibilities.

Vadim Iasenik holds a Master Degree in System Engineering from the South Russian State Technical University.

Pavel Khristolubov, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Pavel Khristolubov

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

As Chief Operating Officer, Pavel Khristolubov oversees Luxoft’s global delivery and operations in verticals and DCs, orchestrates post-merger integration activities, and monitors business process improvements and quality management frameworks. He is also in charge of the company KPI system, oversees data analysis activities and software development collaboration tools and methodologies organizations.

Prior to that, he was consequently running two Luxoft largest client delivery center, being in charge of full P&L, including delivery, operations, and business development. He was promoted to the role after joining Luxoft in 2004 as a program manager into one of the emerging investment banking accounts.

Pavel has a proven record of accomplishment in delivering business growth, developing solid client partnerships, and building a strong management teams. His deep experience in multiple domains has increased the effectiveness of the Luxoft support organizations around the world.

Pavel holds Master of Computer Science degree from Тomsk State University.

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Pavel Khristolubov

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

As Chief Operating Officer, Pavel Khristolubov oversees Luxoft’s global delivery and operations in verticals and DCs, orchestrates post-merger integration activities, and monitors business process improvements and quality management frameworks. He is also in charge of the company KPI system, oversees data analysis activities and software development collaboration tools and methodologies organizations.

Prior to that, he was consequently running two Luxoft largest client delivery center, being in charge of full P&L, including delivery, operations, and business development. He was promoted to the role after joining Luxoft in 2004 as a program manager into one of the emerging investment banking accounts.

Pavel has a proven record of accomplishment in delivering business growth, developing solid client partnerships, and building a strong management teams. His deep experience in multiple domains has increased the effectiveness of the Luxoft support organizations around the world.

Pavel holds Master of Computer Science degree from Тomsk State University.

Dmitry Kushnir, VP Global Delivery Locations
Dmitry Kushnir

VP Global Delivery Locations

Dmitry Kushnir has led Luxoft Ukraine since September 2006. Dmitry has 7+ years experience of holding senior management positions with the IT companies in Ukraine and the USA. His professionalism combined with deep knowledge of the Ukrainian IT market contributed substantially to Luxoft’s expansion in the region.

Dmitry started his career in 1999 in the US as a project manager in Brick-and-Mortar.com. In 2001 he moved to Kiev where he got a challenging opportunity to launch a Ukrainian start up – CINTECH, which is now successfully operating. During 2005 – 2006 Dmitry held executive position at USC (United Software Corp.).

Dmitry graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and undertook an executive education program in Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

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Dmitry Kushnir

VP Global Delivery Locations

Dmitry Kushnir has led Luxoft Ukraine since September 2006. Dmitry has 7+ years experience of holding senior management positions with the IT companies in Ukraine and the USA. His professionalism combined with deep knowledge of the Ukrainian IT market contributed substantially to Luxoft’s expansion in the region.

Dmitry started his career in 1999 in the US as a project manager in Brick-and-Mortar.com. In 2001 he moved to Kiev where he got a challenging opportunity to launch a Ukrainian start up – CINTECH, which is now successfully operating. During 2005 – 2006 Dmitry held executive position at USC (United Software Corp.).

Dmitry graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and undertook an executive education program in Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Michael Minkevich, VP Technology Services
Michael Minkevich

VP Technology Services

As Vice President of Technology Services Michael Minkevich is responsible for running Product Engineering business unit that hosts several technology focused practices including Computer Software, Telecommunications, Energy & Utilities, and Digital Media as well as global centers of expertise including Internet-of-Things, Embedded Systems and Big Data.

Michael has more than 18 years of intensive hands-on experience in the IT industry. He joined Luxoft in 2003 and since then has been instrumental in making Luxoft a recognized global player in the product development area. Before Luxoft, he held executive positions with several international software and hi-tech companies including Novosoft and StarForce Technologies.

Michael is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds the Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Computer Science degree from Novosibirsk State Technical University.

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Michael Minkevich

VP Technology Services

As Vice President of Technology Services Michael Minkevich is responsible for running Product Engineering business unit that hosts several technology focused practices including Computer Software, Telecommunications, Energy & Utilities, and Digital Media as well as global centers of expertise including Internet-of-Things, Embedded Systems and Big Data.

Michael has more than 18 years of intensive hands-on experience in the IT industry. He joined Luxoft in 2003 and since then has been instrumental in making Luxoft a recognized global player in the product development area. Before Luxoft, he held executive positions with several international software and hi-tech companies including Novosoft and StarForce Technologies.

Michael is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds the Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Master of Computer Science degree from Novosibirsk State Technical University.

Alina Plaia, VP Global Communications
Alina Plaia

VP Global Communications

As Vice President, Global Communications Alina Plaia oversees corporate-focused external communications functions and acts as the Company's spokesperson.

Ms. Plaia is a seasoned investment banking professional with 16 years of experience in accounting, finance, and capital markets. She started her career at Credit Suisse First Boston, followed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Societe Generale. Ms. Plaia’s experience includes 6 years as a Director of Emerging Markets Research Sales in Markets and Investment Banking division of UniCredit (and its predecessor Aton Capital) in New York, where she liaised with major U.S. asset managers. During her career at UniCredit/Aton Ms. Plaia covered and helped raise over $1Bn in equity capital (public/private/PIPEs) for corporate clients. She has joined the Luxoft team after working as a U.S. Investor Relations for IBS Group, the parent Company of Luxoft.

Alina holds a graduate degree in Finance from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, CPA license, and FINRA Ser. 7, 79, and 63. Ms. Plaia is a member New York Advisory Board of Best Buddies, a Kennedy-Shriver charity that creates partnerships and opportunities for people with intellectual and learning disabilities.

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Alina Plaia

VP Global Communications

As Vice President, Global Communications Alina Plaia oversees corporate-focused external communications functions and acts as the Company's spokesperson.

Ms. Plaia is a seasoned investment banking professional with 16 years of experience in accounting, finance, and capital markets. She started her career at Credit Suisse First Boston, followed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Societe Generale. Ms. Plaia’s experience includes 6 years as a Director of Emerging Markets Research Sales in Markets and Investment Banking division of UniCredit (and its predecessor Aton Capital) in New York, where she liaised with major U.S. asset managers. During her career at UniCredit/Aton Ms. Plaia covered and helped raise over $1Bn in equity capital (public/private/PIPEs) for corporate clients. She has joined the Luxoft team after working as a U.S. Investor Relations for IBS Group, the parent Company of Luxoft.

Alina holds a graduate degree in Finance from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, CPA license, and FINRA Ser. 7, 79, and 63. Ms. Plaia is a member New York Advisory Board of Best Buddies, a Kennedy-Shriver charity that creates partnerships and opportunities for people with intellectual and learning disabilities.

Vasiliy Suvorov, VP Technology Strategy
Vasiliy Suvorov

VP Technology Strategy

Vasiliy Suvorov serves as VP Technology Strategy at Luxoft where his role is to define and drive company technology strategy across its key Lines of Business. Vasily has over 15 years of software and systems development experience. Throughout his professional career he has held leading technical and management positions in international telecom and hi-tech companies, where he was responsible for defining technical strategy, designing and implementing real-time and mission-critical software systems. He actively participates in international conferences and technology alliances helping companies realize business benefits from emerging technologies.

Born in Moscow, Russia, Vasily holds Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan school of Management. He studied at Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology focusing on computer science and mathematics.

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Vasiliy Suvorov

VP Technology Strategy

Vasiliy Suvorov serves as VP Technology Strategy at Luxoft where his role is to define and drive company technology strategy across its key Lines of Business. Vasily has over 15 years of software and systems development experience. Throughout his professional career he has held leading technical and management positions in international telecom and hi-tech companies, where he was responsible for defining technical strategy, designing and implementing real-time and mission-critical software systems. He actively participates in international conferences and technology alliances helping companies realize business benefits from emerging technologies.

Born in Moscow, Russia, Vasily holds Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan school of Management. He studied at Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology focusing on computer science and mathematics.

MANAGING DIRECTORS

Yuri Elkin, Managing Director, Financial Services
Yuri Elkin

Managing Director, Financial Services

As Managing Director of Luxoft’s Financial Services Practice, Yuri Elkin is responsible for managing and growing Luxoft’s Global Financial Services Accounts. He is an active leader in the strategic business planning and the development of domain-specific technology expertise within the Financial Practice.

Yuri brings to Luxoft more than twelve years of technology experience. Prior to Luxoft, he worked in the IT Department of one of the largest Russian telecom companies. Yuri joined Luxoft in its early years in 2000, together with a team of other IT professionals. He began as a leading software developer. Yuri soon found himself managing one of Luxoft’s largest projects for its key customer , Boeing. From there Yuri was appointed head of Luxoft’s engagement with Deutsche Bank. Yuri’s leading of the Deutsche Bank account has driven significant growth and laid the foundation for Luxoft’s Financial Services Practice.

Yuri holds a Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, where he graduated summa cum laude.

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Yuri Elkin

Managing Director, Financial Services

As Managing Director of Luxoft’s Financial Services Practice, Yuri Elkin is responsible for managing and growing Luxoft’s Global Financial Services Accounts. He is an active leader in the strategic business planning and the development of domain-specific technology expertise within the Financial Practice.

Yuri brings to Luxoft more than twelve years of technology experience. Prior to Luxoft, he worked in the IT Department of one of the largest Russian telecom companies. Yuri joined Luxoft in its early years in 2000, together with a team of other IT professionals. He began as a leading software developer. Yuri soon found himself managing one of Luxoft’s largest projects for its key customer , Boeing. From there Yuri was appointed head of Luxoft’s engagement with Deutsche Bank. Yuri’s leading of the Deutsche Bank account has driven significant growth and laid the foundation for Luxoft’s Financial Services Practice.

Yuri holds a Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Oleg  Zolotykh , Managing Director, Luxoft Russia
Oleg Zolotykh

Managing Director, Luxoft Russia

In his more than 10 years with the company, Oleg assumed several key roles in delivery, business development and general management. Having started as a software developer in 2003 Oleg quickly grew to Dell Delivery Center Head and later to ERP Practice Director driving ERP systems implementations and maintenance across different clients in Russia and worldwide. And most recently Oleg was responsible for Luxoft operations in St. Petersburg ensuring brand promotion on IT market, strong ties with local academic and industry community and overall location development and growth.

Before joining Luxoft Oleg was successfully working at several IT service companies in USA mainly providing technical consultancy for various New York State government departments.

Oleg holds Master of Science degree in Technology from Tula State University.

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Oleg Zolotykh

Managing Director, Luxoft Russia

In his more than 10 years with the company, Oleg assumed several key roles in delivery, business development and general management. Having started as a software developer in 2003 Oleg quickly grew to Dell Delivery Center Head and later to ERP Practice Director driving ERP systems implementations and maintenance across different clients in Russia and worldwide. And most recently Oleg was responsible for Luxoft operations in St. Petersburg ensuring brand promotion on IT market, strong ties with local academic and industry community and overall location development and growth.

Before joining Luxoft Oleg was successfully working at several IT service companies in USA mainly providing technical consultancy for various New York State government departments.

Oleg holds Master of Science degree in Technology from Tula State University.

Cuong La Manh, Managing Director, Luxoft Vietnam
Cuong La Manh

Managing Director, Luxoft Vietnam

Cuong La Manh is the Managing Director of Luxoft Vietnam where he is responsible for overall operations and growth of Vietnam location. Cuong has led Luxoft Vietnam since its launch in spring 2008.

Cuong has more than 20 years of experience working in the IT and software industry at major Vietnamese and international companies. His deep knowledge of domestic as well as international markets supported by strong hands-on managerial experience greatly contributed to the successful startup and growth of Luxoft in the region.

Cuong holds an Engineer Degree from HCMC University of Agriculture and Forestry, an MBA Degree from Open University Malaysia and has accomplished a number of various international business courses in Software Engineering and Management.

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Cuong La Manh

Managing Director, Luxoft Vietnam

Cuong La Manh is the Managing Director of Luxoft Vietnam where he is responsible for overall operations and growth of Vietnam location. Cuong has led Luxoft Vietnam since its launch in spring 2008.

Cuong has more than 20 years of experience working in the IT and software industry at major Vietnamese and international companies. His deep knowledge of domestic as well as international markets supported by strong hands-on managerial experience greatly contributed to the successful startup and growth of Luxoft in the region.

Cuong holds an Engineer Degree from HCMC University of Agriculture and Forestry, an MBA Degree from Open University Malaysia and has accomplished a number of various international business courses in Software Engineering and Management.

Doru Mardare, Managing Director, Telecom Solutions
Doru Mardare

Managing Director, Telecom Solutions

Doru Mardare has more than 15 years of experience in software engineering business for the telecommunications industry. He founded ITC Networks in 2000 with 20 engineers, and in eight years brought the company to the leading position in software development arena in Eastern Europe.

As a Managing Director of ITC Networks, Doru relied on his R&D experience and entrepreneurial talent to attract and retain as customers some of the telecom blue-chip companies like Avaya, and Trapeze Networks.

Doru holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute in Bucharest, Romania, and a Master of Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

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Doru Mardare

Managing Director, Telecom Solutions

Doru Mardare has more than 15 years of experience in software engineering business for the telecommunications industry. He founded ITC Networks in 2000 with 20 engineers, and in eight years brought the company to the leading position in software development arena in Eastern Europe.

As a Managing Director of ITC Networks, Doru relied on his R&D experience and entrepreneurial talent to attract and retain as customers some of the telecom blue-chip companies like Avaya, and Trapeze Networks.

Doru holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute in Bucharest, Romania, and a Master of Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

Bogdan Pelinescu, Managing Director, Luxoft Romania
Bogdan Pelinescu

Managing Director, Luxoft Romania

Bogdan joined the Luxoft team in 2008 with the acquisition of ITC Networks. He has over 14 years of software engineering experience, five of them in senior management roles. Bogdan started his career in 1997 as a software developer. In 2000 he joined ITC Networks as a software developer and, later on, became a project manager. In 2006 he got the position of senior account manager for an important account in the telecom sector.

Bogdan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University in Bucharest and a PhD in Economics from INCE, Romanian Academy.

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Bogdan Pelinescu

Managing Director, Luxoft Romania

Bogdan joined the Luxoft team in 2008 with the acquisition of ITC Networks. He has over 14 years of software engineering experience, five of them in senior management roles. Bogdan started his career in 1997 as a software developer. In 2000 he joined ITC Networks as a software developer and, later on, became a project manager. In 2006 he got the position of senior account manager for an important account in the telecom sector.

Bogdan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University in Bucharest and a PhD in Economics from INCE, Romanian Academy.

Roman Trakhtenberg, Managing Director, Luxoft North America
Roman Trakhtenberg

Managing Director, Luxoft North America

Roman Trakhtenberg has joined Luxoft in 2009 as Financial Services Accounts Director, and has served as CEO of Luxoft North America since March, 2011. Roman is now responsible for business development, maintaining relationships with key customers and developing strategic partnerships within North America.

Mr. Trakhtenberg has more than 15 years of technology experience, and has managed global organizations with more than 500 employees in the financial services, consumer and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Luxoft, Roman served as Chief Operational Officer at SMINEX LLC and as Vice President of Operations at Rosbuilding Investment company, both Russian private equity firms. Mr. Trakhtenberg has also held management positions at companied including Republic National Bank of New York, Gateaway Inc., and Deutsche Bank AIG.

Roman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern State University.

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Roman Trakhtenberg

Managing Director, Luxoft North America

Roman Trakhtenberg has joined Luxoft in 2009 as Financial Services Accounts Director, and has served as CEO of Luxoft North America since March, 2011. Roman is now responsible for business development, maintaining relationships with key customers and developing strategic partnerships within North America.

Mr. Trakhtenberg has more than 15 years of technology experience, and has managed global organizations with more than 500 employees in the financial services, consumer and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Luxoft, Roman served as Chief Operational Officer at SMINEX LLC and as Vice President of Operations at Rosbuilding Investment company, both Russian private equity firms. Mr. Trakhtenberg has also held management positions at companied including Republic National Bank of New York, Gateaway Inc., and Deutsche Bank AIG.

Roman holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern State University.

Wojciech Mach, Managing Director, Luxoft Poland
Wojciech Mach

Managing Director, Luxoft Poland

Wojciech Mach is managing director of Luxoft Poland. He is responsible for country operations, relationships with key customers and strategic partnerships within the country.

Before joining Luxoft, Mach held several senior positions at Hewlett-Packard Corporation across EMEA and APJ regions, most recently as Operations and Growth Manager for HP Bulgaria Global Hub.

Mach has over 10 years of extensive experience building and managing large delivery business units in the IT services industry as well as creating brand recognition to drive growth in the marketplace.

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Wojciech Mach

Managing Director, Luxoft Poland

Wojciech Mach is managing director of Luxoft Poland. He is responsible for country operations, relationships with key customers and strategic partnerships within the country.

Before joining Luxoft, Mach held several senior positions at Hewlett-Packard Corporation across EMEA and APJ regions, most recently as Operations and Growth Manager for HP Bulgaria Global Hub.

Mach has over 10 years of extensive experience building and managing large delivery business units in the IT services industry as well as creating brand recognition to drive growth in the marketplace.

Sergey  Kuznetsov, Managing Director, Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions
Sergey Kuznetsov

Managing Director, Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions

As Managing Director Sergey Kuznetsov is responsible for strategic planning and Luxoft business execution in Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions Line of Business.

Sergey joined Luxoft more than 10 years ago as a software analyst being involved in all aspects of software engineering. Moving fast to project and program manager roles he got promoted to the Boeing Delivery Center Head position in 2008 and six years later, in April of 2014, became Managing Director responsible for Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions Line of Business.

Sergey has a vast experience in industry specific sales, strategic business development, contracting, budgeting and software delivery management. His carrier path is a great example of the opportunities the Company gives to smart, self-driven and gifted people who are ready to invest their energy and talents in Luxoft future.

Prior to joining Luxoft, Sergey held positions in software development in a number of major international companies based in Germany and USA. Sergey received a master’s degree in physics from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.

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Sergey Kuznetsov

Managing Director, Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions

As Managing Director Sergey Kuznetsov is responsible for strategic planning and Luxoft business execution in Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions Line of Business.

Sergey joined Luxoft more than 10 years ago as a software analyst being involved in all aspects of software engineering. Moving fast to project and program manager roles he got promoted to the Boeing Delivery Center Head position in 2008 and six years later, in April of 2014, became Managing Director responsible for Enterprise and Manufacturing Solutions Line of Business.

Sergey has a vast experience in industry specific sales, strategic business development, contracting, budgeting and software delivery management. His carrier path is a great example of the opportunities the Company gives to smart, self-driven and gifted people who are ready to invest their energy and talents in Luxoft future.

Prior to joining Luxoft, Sergey held positions in software development in a number of major international companies based in Germany and USA. Sergey received a master’s degree in physics from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.

Dr. Peter Mossack, Managing Director Luxoft Germany
Dr. Peter Mossack

Managing Director Luxoft Germany

Dr. Mossack is a manager with longstanding experience in the areas of research and development of system and software applications. He has held CTO positions in Software AG, Nemetschek AG and Plancal AG. He has also worked as an independent management and project consultant, providing services amongst others to Lufthansa AG, Merck KgaA, Harman Becker Automotive Systems, Fraport AG and Volkswagen AG.

His key competence is the operational management of multinational and multicultural R&D organizations, as well as innovation and leadership in the areas of software and product design, market strategy and technology.

Dr. Mossack graduated from the University of Manchester with a Ph.D. in plasma physics.

Dr. Mossack was deputy chairman of the ZGDV (Zentrale für Grafische Datenverarbeitung), a German scientific institute for graphical data processing for over 10 years. He is also honorary consul for the republic of Panama for central Germany.

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Dr. Peter Mossack

Managing Director Luxoft Germany

Dr. Mossack is a manager with longstanding experience in the areas of research and development of system and software applications. He has held CTO positions in Software AG, Nemetschek AG and Plancal AG. He has also worked as an independent management and project consultant, providing services amongst others to Lufthansa AG, Merck KgaA, Harman Becker Automotive Systems, Fraport AG and Volkswagen AG.

His key competence is the operational management of multinational and multicultural R&D organizations, as well as innovation and leadership in the areas of software and product design, market strategy and technology.

Dr. Mossack graduated from the University of Manchester with a Ph.D. in plasma physics.

Dr. Mossack was deputy chairman of the ZGDV (Zentrale für Grafische Datenverarbeitung), a German scientific institute for graphical data processing for over 10 years. He is also honorary consul for the republic of Panama for central Germany.

Maik Lankau, Managing Director – Telecommunications and Embedded Systems
Maik Lankau

Managing Director – Telecommunications and Embedded Systems

Maik Lankau is responsible for global sales and business development of Luxoft’s Telecom Line of Business. He works on increasing Luxoft visibility in the market, generating new business, and growing the company’s footprint in the existing client base. Maik develops and implements go-to-market strategy for Luxoft’s Telecom service offerings, and manages strategic partnerships, while helping to attract top talent to the organization.

An industry veteran, Maik has held top positions in telecommunications over the years. His previous occupation was the Group Vice President for Danaher’s Communications Sector. Maik’s responsibility was to drive network solutions across multiple operating companies, enabling the individual companies to leverage technology synergies, driving intercompany and partner use cases to address a large business expansion into new verticals and high growth markets. He was also responsible for the establishment of a complex partner ecosystem across multiple operating companies. Maik oversaw a 200 million dollar incremental revenue funnel for five operating companies in verticals such as Security, NPB, Wireless Network Monitoring, Network Enablement, NFV, SDN, and Enterprise Analytics.

Prior to that, Maik was the General Manager of JDSU’s Packet Portal Division, where he took a new revolutionary product concept from its inception to market. Before that, Maik headed IXIA’s Service Provider Business and Global Alliances where he played a critical role in defining and leading Ixia’s market strategy, while facilitating the launch of advanced testing solutions. Maik’s previous positions include serving as the President EMEA and Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing of Allied Telesis, a leader of secure Ethernet/IP access solutions, and managing Spirent Communications business unit specializing in core IP transport technologies.

Maik earned executive masters certificates in business management, analysis, leading of large organizations, and executive leadership strategies from the University of Notre Dame.

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Maik Lankau

Managing Director – Telecommunications and Embedded Systems

Maik Lankau is responsible for global sales and business development of Luxoft’s Telecom Line of Business. He works on increasing Luxoft visibility in the market, generating new business, and growing the company’s footprint in the existing client base. Maik develops and implements go-to-market strategy for Luxoft’s Telecom service offerings, and manages strategic partnerships, while helping to attract top talent to the organization.

An industry veteran, Maik has held top positions in telecommunications over the years. His previous occupation was the Group Vice President for Danaher’s Communications Sector. Maik’s responsibility was to drive network solutions across multiple operating companies, enabling the individual companies to leverage technology synergies, driving intercompany and partner use cases to address a large business expansion into new verticals and high growth markets. He was also responsible for the establishment of a complex partner ecosystem across multiple operating companies. Maik oversaw a 200 million dollar incremental revenue funnel for five operating companies in verticals such as Security, NPB, Wireless Network Monitoring, Network Enablement, NFV, SDN, and Enterprise Analytics.

Prior to that, Maik was the General Manager of JDSU’s Packet Portal Division, where he took a new revolutionary product concept from its inception to market. Before that, Maik headed IXIA’s Service Provider Business and Global Alliances where he played a critical role in defining and leading Ixia’s market strategy, while facilitating the launch of advanced testing solutions. Maik’s previous positions include serving as the President EMEA and Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing of Allied Telesis, a leader of secure Ethernet/IP access solutions, and managing Spirent Communications business unit specializing in core IP transport technologies.

Maik earned executive masters certificates in business management, analysis, leading of large organizations, and executive leadership strategies from the University of Notre Dame.

Konstantin Konov, Managing Director Luxoft Bulgaria
Konstantin Konov

Managing Director Luxoft Bulgaria

Konstantin is Managing Director of Luxoft Bulgaria. Before joining Luxoft, Konstantin has been leading Technology Department of Citibank Bulgaria and in the last 8 years he worked in Hewlett-Packard on various management positions. His last assignment was as Leader of HP Global Operations Center Bulgaria – the biggest HP operations unit in EMEA Region, with delivery staff of 1200 people . Konstantin has over 10 years of extensive experience building and managing large delivery business units in the IT services industry with proven track of successful business growth and customer satisfaction.

Konstantin has graduated in Technical University as M.Sc. in Computer Science.

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Konstantin Konov

Managing Director Luxoft Bulgaria

Konstantin is Managing Director of Luxoft Bulgaria. Before joining Luxoft, Konstantin has been leading Technology Department of Citibank Bulgaria and in the last 8 years he worked in Hewlett-Packard on various management positions. His last assignment was as Leader of HP Global Operations Center Bulgaria – the biggest HP operations unit in EMEA Region, with delivery staff of 1200 people . Konstantin has over 10 years of extensive experience building and managing large delivery business units in the IT services industry with proven track of successful business growth and customer satisfaction.

Konstantin has graduated in Technical University as M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Enrique Cortes Rello, Managing Director, Luxoft Mexico
Enrique Cortes Rello

Managing Director, Luxoft Mexico

Enrique Cortes Rello is the Managing Director of Luxoft Mexico. Enrique is a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience of developing and managing IT companies in Mexico, Philippines, India and the UK. Enrique moved to Luxoft from Wipro Technologies, where he worked as Geo Head North Latin America region. As general manager Enrique was responsible for sales, delivery and government relationships for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, and Colombia. Prior to Wipro Technologies Enrique worked for 14 year at Perot Systems, acquired by Dell in 2009. While at Perot/Dell, Enrique managed operations and developed business in the UK, Philippines, India and Mexico locations.

Enrique has a bachelor in Computer Science from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico and did his graduate studies at Arizona State University. He also attended the “Leading Professional Service Firms” at Harvard Business School.

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Enrique Cortes Rello

Managing Director, Luxoft Mexico

Enrique Cortes Rello is the Managing Director of Luxoft Mexico. Enrique is a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience of developing and managing IT companies in Mexico, Philippines, India and the UK. Enrique moved to Luxoft from Wipro Technologies, where he worked as Geo Head North Latin America region. As general manager Enrique was responsible for sales, delivery and government relationships for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, and Colombia. Prior to Wipro Technologies Enrique worked for 14 year at Perot Systems, acquired by Dell in 2009. While at Perot/Dell, Enrique managed operations and developed business in the UK, Philippines, India and Mexico locations.

Enrique has a bachelor in Computer Science from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico and did his graduate studies at Arizona State University. He also attended the “Leading Professional Service Firms” at Harvard Business School.

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