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IT Weekend Ukraine – international conference, which concludes and summarizes the collected cumulative knowledge of IT Weekends’ cycle.

We offer you the opportunity to make your contribution to the professional development of all who participate in projects of software development.

Speakers invited to IT Weekend Ukraine are acknowledged Ukrainian and International professionals who have valuable experience and are willing to share it.


  • Software Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis

Alan Harlan
Chief Executive Officer / Director at SoftServe

Mr. Alan Harlan is Chief Executive Officer of SoftServe, a leading global provider of high quality software development, testing and technology consulting services. Mr. Harlan brings in more than 25 years of successful experience in the IT and Product development outsourcing services industry serving in executive accounting, & technology thought leadership. He is a leading executive in the Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Enterprise software development industry.

Most recently, Harlan was President, Software Management Solutions and Global Executive Vice President and General Manger of the ISV Division of Symphony Teleca. Harlan was responsible for multiple companies and functions, global delivery and sales with an intense focus on exceptional client delivery driving year over year growth and value.

Mark Randall
Chief Strategist at Adobe

As a serial entrepreneur, Mark’s career conceiving, designing and marketing innovative technology spans nearly twenty years and three successful high-tech start-ups. He has fielded over a dozen products which combined have sold over a million units, generated over $100 million in sales and won a total of 15 Product of the Year, 12 Best of NAB, 7 Best of Comdex, 2 PC Magazine Technical Excellence awards, and two Emmy awards.

Products that Mark’s startups developed are used by half the Fortune 500,
all branches of the U.S. government, and thousands of schools around the world. His products have been featured in Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Forbes, Wired, Rolling Stone, USA Today and NY Times. As an innovator Mark has ten U.S. patents, he’s been named to Digital Media Magazine’s “Digital Media 100″ and he is one of Streaming Magazine’s “50 Most Influential People”. As an entrepreneur he’s won a national Addy award, a DemoGod award and Advertising Age’s Corporate Video of the Year.

Mark speaks and teaches frequently on entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy and has appeared on CNN, ABC, NBC and CNBC. He sold his most recent startup, Serious Magic, to Adobe Systems where he is now Chief Strategist, VP Creativity. Mark also collects exceedingly rare but mostly worthless old computers and can do two cool magic tricks.

Alistair Cockburn
Agile Guru

Dr. Alistair Cockburn, voted one of the “The All-Time Top 150 i-Technology Heroes” in 2007, for his pioneering work in use cases and agile software development, is an internationally renowned IT strategist. He is an expert on agile development, use cases, process design, project management, and object-oriented design. In 2010 he helped found the International Consortium for Agile, which is creating the standards for education in the agile space. His articles, talks, poems and blog are online at

Simon Moores
Managing Director of Zentelligence (Research) Ltd

Managing Director of Zentelligence (Research) Ltd, and a Vice Chairman of the Conservative Technology Forum, Simon Moores is also Programme Director and Chair of the annual international eCrime Congress. A former chief executive and Chairman of The Research Group, he has, chaired many well-respected IT User Groups and Forums and conferences, which include Visa’s annual Payment Card Industry (PCI/DSS) Europe, IP Risk, ‘Tackling Organised Crime’ the, ‘Emirates Forum’ in Dubai, the ‘Middle-east e- Government Conference and keynoted the Irish Software Industry’s annual conference in Dublin, IDG Europe’s security conference in Milan and the Ministry of Justice’s conference at the QE II Centre in London.

A co-author of the Conservative Party’s “Digital Plan for Britain” he is a director of the centre-right open market policy ‘think tank’, Aediles and advises government, business and the media on the evolution, development and application of eGovernment, Internet-related technologies and their impact. He is recognised for his expert work on eGovernment, information economy, online espionage, Hi-tech crime and information security issues.

Simon has frequently assisted The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and UK Trade Invest and in 200-2002, represented the British government’s Office of The e-Envoy, (Cabinet Office) as a technology and eGovernment ‘Ambassador’, presenting and speaking at GCC, European Union and International Government events and conferences across the globe.

Jon Froda
Cofounder and director of Podio brand strategy, Citrix

As director of Podio brand strategy at Citrix,Jon Froda is a global leader in driving organizational change through the adoption ofcutting edge collaboration tools.

A former career musician turned entrepreneur, Jon spent years researching the area of social software,specializing in strategies and products that enhance knowledge sharing and productivity across teams and professional networks.

As cofounder of Podio,a customizable collaborative work platform, Jon joined Citrix when the company acquired Podio in April 2012 and continues to play an active role inspreading Podio to teams all over the world.

Jon is a frequent speaker on the Future of Work and social technologies and holds a bachelor’s degree ininternational business and modern languages from Copenhagen BusinessSchool.

Russell A. Hertzberg
Vice President, SaaS and ISV Solutions, SoftServe

Russ Hertzberg has 12 years continuous experience in executive and entrepreneurial product ownership roles in Cloud Computing. From 1997 to 2000, through technology acquisition, he developed, managed, and grew the most successful commercial managed hosting service in Scantron history. From 2003 to 2007, he was an operating angel in one of the first SaaS providers of on demand document and data sites. From 2008 to 2011, he provided consulting services for a series of Cloud Computing projects including the Workxpress PaaS, the M86 email and web security Cloud, and the Aria Systems SaaS billing and subscription management platform. Russ joined SoftServe Inc. in May of 2011, as Vice President, SaaS and ISV Solutions.

Andrea Provaglio
Strategic IT Professional, Agile Transformation Coach, Public Speaker, Trainer

Andrea helps IT organizations to implement better ways of doing business; and he coaches teams and individuals to improve technically and relationally.

In over 20 years of professional experience, he had clients in three different continents and worked with organizations ranging from the United Nations to small, dynamic IT companies.

His main focus is on helping companies to transition to organizational and cultural models that are better suited to the kind of knowledge work that is typical of software development — which includes, but is not limited to, Agile and Lean.

Andrea also enjoys sharing what he knows by being a regular speaker at major international conferences.

Currently Andrea Provaglio works in Europe. He’s worked also in the USA on a O-1 visa for “extraordinary abilities in Sciences”.

More information is available at:

Vadym Radchenko
SBU Manager, SoftServe

Over 12 years of experience in IT industry. He has started his career as ASM software engineer and grew to project and program management. He has also received specialized education in “Project Management”. Vadym considers himself to be a purposeful, responsible and very social person. He is always glad to share experience and is very optimistic about the future. Vadym is fond of reading and takes interest in cars.

Dmytro Mindra
Developer Tools SSP at Microsoft

Has been software developer for 11 years. He is an active participant in .NET User Group in Odessa.

As Dmytro said, “Programming is my hobby, my profession, my destiny, my art. This is a limitless world, where you don’t have any physical restrictions. This is the world where the fantasy’s the limit.”

You can meet and listen to Dmytro on .NET User Group meetings in Odessa, AgileBaseCamp, IT Jam, ITBrunch, XP Days, Agile, Microsoft SWIT conferences in Eastern Europe.

Stas Davydov
Software Development Expert, Freelancer

A professional software freelance developer (, motivational consultant and the author of famous “hooligan” book “Don’t bother me when I work!” ( After he quitted working for corporations, he has been traveling the world, delivering speeches at the conferences, trainings and creating new approaches to organization of software development process.

Tarun Sharma
VP, R&D, BMC Software and CEO of BMC Software India Pvt Ltd.

Tarun Sharma is VP, R&D, BMC Software, and the CEO of BMC Software India a wholly owned subsidiary of BMC Software (BMC), a global infrastructure management software company. He has over 20 years of industry experience, including SVP at Virtusa and co-founder of EC Cubed. Tarun has co- authored two books, Programming Web Components (McGraw Hills Publications, 1997) and Enterprise E-Commerce (Meghan-Kiffer Press, 1999).

Vitaliy Goncharuk
CEO, AR23D Studio

Has more than 7 years of experience in IT industry (he went from software developer, project manager to IT company owner). He also has more than 6 years of experience in “Traditional Economic Sectors”(CEO, CFO).

Now he works as a manager of AR23D Studio Company, which develops the 3D Augmented Reality Solutions for iPhone/iPad, and solutions for Android, BB, Mobile Client + Web-Server.

Olha Moroz
R&D Manager, SoftServe

Olha has been working in SoftServe Company for more than 8 years. She started from the position of QC engineer, then worked as automated testing engineer, QA Manager and later – Project Manager. Recently she has moved into R&D department and is R&D Manager. In R&D Olha will be involved into R&D projects management, develop and implement new initiatives in SoftServe. Also she is interested in and does trainings in Project Management, Agile/ SCRUM, communication and professional relationships. Olha loves traveling, sports, skiing, mountains, sea and outdoors recreation, books and movies in the style of fantasy, fairy tales and cartoons. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Anton Vidishchev
Development team leader at Edgar Online, RR Donnelley company.

Anton is Windows Azure MVP and co-organizer of Odessa .NET User Group. He works as a development team leader at Edgar Online, RR Donnelley company in Odessa. He has more than 10 years of experience in IT. As a practicing specialist, Anton is a an active speaker on Ukrainian and Russian conferences, including local “user groups“, NETWork, IT Weekend, IT Jam, MS SWIT, Azure Summit, Software People, DevCon etc.

Vitaliy Yuryev
R&D Technology Consultant at SoftServe

He is a Technology Consultant at SoftServe, Inc., a leading global provider of software development, testing and consulting services.

Vitaliy started his career as a software engineer about six years ago. He was working on development of several projects of various sizes in the information security and authentication management areas. Starting working as software developer, currently Vitaliy is leading the Optimization and Feasibility study direction within R&D team, helping clients to assess their innovative idea, quickly and trustworthy examine the potential of business idea, identify new opportunities and potential risks on a very early stage, properly estimate budget and time.

Vitaliy specializes in IT consulting services and has a vast experience in IT consulting, software development, software optimization, improving the performance, maintainability, security, scalability, architecture and usability of the applications.

During last period of time Vitaliy was working on the variety of researches and implementations in Big Data, Big Images and Big Data Visualization.

Vitaliy is leading a series of events at SoftServe called “Cutting Edge” – focused on Technology Innovations in hottest industries and life, emerging technologies and trends.

Oleksandr Krakovetskyy
CEO at DevRain Solutions, Kyiv

Windows Phone 7 Rocks!” and “Microsoft User Group Community” websites developer. Oleksandr is the CEO of DevRain Solutions, which focuses on the development of Windows Phone and Windows 8 applications. Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft and Telerik MVP, PhD in Technical Sciences (IT), author of publications on multiple technical portals, IT industry expert and prominent member of technical society, Forbes columnist.

Olha Pavlova
Co-owner of “Pavlov’s Dog”, Saint-Petersburg

Vast experience in Internet project management, Internet interaction with users (texts – interfaces –products –processes) professional development and Internet specialists learning.



Glib Rybalko
Lead QA Engineer at GlobalLogic Ukraine, Stratoplan

Lead QA Engineer, consultant, trainer. Works at GlobalLogic Ukraine Company. Apart from managing teams of testers, Glib teaches quality assurance courses for company employees and he is also responsible for organization of informal meetings of IT-professionals as a part of Tech Talks project. He has been working as a QA Engineer since 2006.

Glib worked on different web-projects and projects on applications development. He runs a blog:  He is the author and presenter of podcasts about QA engineers and for QA engineers “Testing: Backstage”. His is a speaker at multiple conferences, co-organizer of quality assurance and management conferences.

SQA Days 9SQA Days 10ConfetQACiklum QA SaturdayPecha Kucha AgileQAClub #15QAClub #16QAClub #24,Tech & Business Summit

Conference organizer about testing and software management:

QA Club Conf 1.0: Management&Process
QA Club Conf 1.1:Automation&Tools
QA Club Conf 1.2: Security Testing
Stratoplan World. Kharkov Edition

Illya Pavlichenko
ScrumMaster in Luxoft

New words Agile and Scrum first entered my vocabulary in 2006. This year can mark the start of my battle with Agile in IT industry. I don’t think of myself as an Agile evangelist, I’m more of an Agile pragmatic. To my mind, nowadays there isn’t more effective and suitable method for software development than Agile.

I work as a Scrum Master in Luxoft Company now, am an active participant in Agile Ukraine Community and am just a man, who studies a lot and has a wide range of interests.

- I run an Agile blog in Russian –
- I am a founder of startup

In my battles for Agile’s “cleanliness” I received the following rewards:

- Certified Scrum Professional
- Certified Scrum Master
- Certified Scrum Product Owner
- Professional Scrum Master I
- PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner

Oksana Tkanko
>Software Engineer, Microsoft (Skype Division)

What I do in Skype: Position: Software Engineer at Wallet. Responsibility: My team is responsible for building and maintaining payment and billing systems.

I will talk about an evidence-based framework called SCRUM that helps plan, measure, forecast and improve my work.

Konstantin Chugalinskiy
Software Developer in Yandex

I work in the Yandex Browser development department. I have a large area of interests, mostly in functional programming.



Sergey Shelpuk
Competence Manager at SoftServe

Sergii is a Competence Manager of SoftServe responsible for data science and business intelligence. He leads development of advanced analytical models for SoftServe customers and supervises data science group of the company.

Sergii believes in innovative power of math and science. Having great background in business as well as in technology, he dedicates himself to bridging the gap between the world of science and the world of business.

Dmytro Ovcharenko
JavaScript Lead at SoftServe

He has more than 6 years of experience in IT industry, 3 of them he worked at SoftServe, going from junior developer to application architect. During this time he successfully realized more than 40 projects of various sizes and complicity, including the whole design of applications, analysis of demands and specifications, coding, testing and code improvement.

Also Dima is a huge fan of scripting languages and Open Source. He organized two conferences – Рacemaker (the first conference was held more than a year ago and since then it is being held every three months) and script’n'code (fairly new type of meetings in Dnipropetrovsk).

Oleksandr Reminnyi
Application Architect at SoftServe

7,5 years in software development, 2 years in automated testing – he uses his best skills in working on various projects.

He is the speaker of many Ukrainian and international conferences: ITWeekend, HotCode, TC World India, Information Energy Netherlands, Pacemaker.

In his presentations he likes to speak about the common mistakes he makes in his work.

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