I'm a hands-on software architect with 16 years of experience, which spans across various industries: government, banking, investment, entertainment, business processes, healthcare, e-commerce, and so on. I have architected many systems from scratch, and I have played an influential role in architecting others.
I have worked with major companies or projects, such as DELL, OpenText, UBS Investment Bank, MSN Games, Yahoo Games, etc.
I have been recognized for my exceptional understanding of the subject matter and for using industry-leading standards and practices many times:
- I became a University student before graduating a high school;
- My education was state-financed, and free for me, due to successful pre-entrance examinations;
- I was the best student in Computer Science and related disciplines;
- I found my first software development job a year before graduating a University;
- I once took an honorable 5-th place in software architecture challenge in Ukraine without having been an architect before then;
- I was elected as a member for high performance companywide clubs;
- I was awarded company recognition for entrepreneurial spirit;
- I have lead software development teams numerous times;
- I have architected many software systems;
- I have worked in 3 different countries, employing 3 different languages at work as means of professional communication;
- I have made a difference every single time.
My hobbies are - reading, travel, meditation, and video games. I'm a strongly focused, quick learner, and high performance individual.
I'm an independent consultant helping people, teams and organizations on their way to success.
I'm here to make a difference.