Senior executive with international experience in start-up and operation in a wide variety of business applications. Deep expertise in software engineering. Currently working at, www.xbosoft.com, a leading provider of software quality engineering services.
Specialties: Software engineering, quality engineering, software process improvement, agile methodologies, business processes efficiency and operations improvement.
Topic: Web App Security Validation
This talk will be about an automated way of Vulnerability Assessment and Management that includes a real-time demo of the Archery tool, how to use it for Vulnerability Assessment Automation and Management. We'll discuss how we can utilize open-source tools to perform vulnerability assessment in a robust way and manage them using Archery tool. Archery is an open-source vulnerability assessment and management tool that helps developers and pentesters to perform scans and manage vulnerabilities. It uses popular open-source tools and also supports commercial tools to perform comprehensive scanning for web application and network. It also performs web application dynamic authenticated scanning and covers the whole applications by using selenium. The developers can also utilize the tool for implementation of their DevOps CI/CD environment.
Anand Tiwari is an information security professional with nearly 5 years of experience in offensive security, with expertise in Mobile and Web Application Security. Currently working with Philips HealthCare in securing medical devices. He has authored Archery—open source tool and has presented at Black Hat and DEFCON conferences. In his free time, he enjoys coding and experimenting with various open source security tools. Twitter handle: @anandtiwarics
Topic: "insights - from QA to Test Automation in Enterprise"
QA and Tech-Ops director at NeoGames with more than 18 years of experience. Prior to the that his role was a configuration and release manager in OpenTV Israel, responsible for every aspect of the system's configuration and deployment (Development\Production), and products' releases. Specialties: Client/Server systems, Integrations with 3rd Parties, deployment processes, Oracle programming(PL/SQL), Web sites, Interactive TV, Gaming, Gambling, billing and financial transactions.
Kiran Kachela is an experienced and qualified Black Belt Lean Six Sigma Practitioner, Change Management Practitioner and Project Manager.
She started her career in the Facilities Management industry where she was recognised for her ability to introduce innovative ideas to achieve improved efficiency and customer confidence. She led several complex organisation-wide projects whilst in permanent employment, including a helpdesk centralisation project and a business process redesign across the organisation.
Kiran was the Head of Business Improvement at Balfour Beatty Workplace, and after 6 years with them, setup Continuous Improvement Projects Ltd.
She has since worked for a variety of clients including the London School of Economics (LSE) and several large Facilities Management clients such as Carillion.
Over time, the company has expanded to meet the growing demand from new and existing clients; a demand that has been generated by word of mouth, demonstrating the integral reputation that Kiran has built. With the expansion of CI Projects, Kiran has grown the company to include other highly-skilled professional women who share the same ethos and passion.
Business Development & Sales
David is a well-known public activist and serial IT entrepreneur. In May 2002 together with his mates, he co-founded the TemplateMonster company.
The business is run by a 35 year old CEO – David Braun – who has built a team of 427 people, and through everybody's combined efforts reached $15M in revenue.
He is the happy father of 3 children, a drummer and passionate social activist in the development of the local small businesses.
Working as CEO for TemplateMonster for 13 years he has launched numerous IT projects. Since 2002 he has invested in multiple projects, such as MotoCMS, Photodoto, Site2you, Designfloat.
Project & People Management
Topic: Self-organization and holakratia.
As a Project manager, ScrumMaster and Agile coach I have been working in software development since 2006.
Some time ago as a startup member I have developed a tool for myself —effectcup.com, anImpact mapping software.
As a lecturer I work in universities and business schools since 2001.I also speak at the conferences,
As a consultant I have helped several IT companies to implement Agile way in their work.
Today I'm helping several public agencies to move make their processes more Agile. I'm also convincing other industries besides IT to try Agile in their work at Kyiv-Mohyla business school.
Project & People Management
Topic: First IT steps in digitalizing and modernization of huge non-IT company..
Anna is Dubai-based seasoned Project Management Executive with leadership experience of 10 years in IT industry. In her more recent corporate role, she is IT Project Manager delivering in-house applications and training programs. Anna is a bold thought leader in these spaces, and has been sought as a panelist and speaker on the topic through Women in Tech conferences, Project Management days, Mobile tech and outsourcing conferences, other start up events, and non-profit organizations.
Her passion extends into empowering women in the workforce and has volunteered heavily for the cause. She is also lead instructor for IAMPM school, author of 4 training programs and has plans to run a show on Leadership & Diversity. In her spare time, she enjoys long trips to beautiful places, endurance workouts and movies. You can follow her at lavrovanna.com
Phishing and how to fight it Dr. Andy Yen is the CEO and Founder of ProtonMail, the world's largest encrypted email provider. A physicists by training, Andy has over 8 years of experience in distributed computing for particle physics applications. He was a researcher at CERN from 2009 to 2015, where ProtonMail's founding team met. Dr. Yen has a PhD in Physics from Harvard, and degrees in Economics and Physics from Caltech.
Email is the most widespread and successful method of communication ever devised, used by billions of people around the world. This talk will cover some of the security challenges around email, and the opportunities available to the security community to make email more secure in the 21st century.
Topic: Testing artificial intelligence: which side to approach?
Topic: Communication with Clients: How to be Effective Jeff will share his take on the specifics of working with foreign customers. Conference attendees will learn 10 rules of effective communication that will help them to build a long-term partnership with clients.
Jeff is actively involved with the business development processes of Dev-Pro. The rules are based on his 20+ years' experience working with Ukrainian outsourcing companies, and currently being president of one of them.
Jeff will speak about the communication culture established at Dev-Pro. Attendees will learn how to save client's time by providing them with visibility and proper email communication. Topics include problem-solving practices and "the best and the worst" examples from everyday work.
For the end of the speech, participants will know how to communicate with clients to demonstrate their team's professionalism and build a trustworthy relationship with the customers.
Tracker at IIDF, Coach at Global Venture Alliance, Business Development Director at B2BFamily
Ralph is an ISEB qualified Consultant Business / User Experience Analyst and Product Owner with a proven track record of delivering innovative customer-centric digital solutions which lead to significantly improved user experiences and business benefits.
His key strengths include: critical thinking and problem solving; agility and adaptability; initiative and entrepreneurship; collaborative by default; effective oral and written communicator (established conference speaker); able to rapidly assess and analyse information; constantly curious and imaginative.
He considers himself operationally and commercially astute and am equally comfortable working with large corporates including WorldPay, Coutts, VISA, O2, Aviva, Santander and LEGO as well as early stage start-ups. His major accomplishments to date have included: delivering a robust UX approach as part of a major £500m transformation programe at WorldPay; designing the UX for an innovative connected car insurance product, O2 Drive.
Key Expertise: • Business Analysis (ISEB Certified) • User Experience (UX) Analysis • Rapid prototyping & user testing • MVP design / development • Extensive Agile delivery experience, working in teams who practice CI, CD and DevOps • Stakeholder Relationship Management • Stakeholder Relationship Management • Technical Presales
Antonio is a Delivery Manager with over 18 years' experience in the IT industry and specialises in Agile methodologies. He comes from a technical background, starting his career as a Java Developer in Spain in 2000, moving to different roles within IT in three different countries.
Antonio is passionate about creating and implementing the best solution while continually seeking to improve work methodologies. He is convinced that most of the problems in IT are due to lack of communication.
Antonio usually speaks about Agile, DevOps, Project Management and Team management at conferences across Europe and US, such as DevOps Days, JAX, TopConf and Voxxed Days.
Business Development & Sales
Topic: Outsourcing is a dead-end. Practical steps on how to evolve your business model
Current problems of a classic IT outsourcing model: why a short-sighted business does not generate high profit.
Successful principles of building a highly marginal product business, and what challenges you should be ready for.
Sergey Korolev is a Managing Director at Railsware with more than 15 years of experience in IT: from startups to enterprises. An Engineer, Product Owner, Business Leader.
Business Development & Sales
Ian consults IT companies on brand development and marketing. Ian is a multidisciplinary IT professional with hands-on experience in technology research, UX architecture, project management and marketing.
7 years in information technology industry. Former software engineer. 4 years in software development (ITO,CIS), 3 years in business development, sales and marketing.
Business: - Co-founded and running FullStackUA.com, a platform connecting IT execs with Ukrainian software development companies - Co-founded and running Kaiiax, Management Consulting Firm for Tech companies - Head of Software Development at KeyUA Software
Awards: ITEM 2017 - Best speaker in Business & Sales thread
Topic: Product as marketing channel for service business
Serial Entrepreneur with interests in
Atlassian Product Line and tools. Rozdoum - Atlassian Expert and Vendor consulting worldwide and selling own add-ons on Atlassian Marketplace
Eventor - Platform for event organizers to deliver all relevant data to participants mobile and available when internet fails.
Automation of Logistics processes in Ukrainian Armed Forces. Mobile client for SAP platform. Project supported by NATO NSPA funding
Software outsourcing. Building remote, dedicated teams for startups and successful business targeting extending development capacities. Expertise : Full stack Java, Mobile (iOS + Android). Domains: Atlassian, Liferay, Business Intelligence, EMail Martketing, Lead Management, Location Based Services.
Topic:3 stories on growing Service Business with Product Startups
During the presentation we'll talk about Internal Product Startups that boosted Business for service-oriented companies (aka "outsourcing"). I'll share 3 real stories about how internal startups was initiated, developed and launched. We will discuss what worked and what didn't, what was the lessons learnt. I'll share major benefits we achieved with internal product startups.
Roman Kolodchak is a Vice President of Products & Services Success at SoftServe. With over 15 years in IT and 10 years in Consulting and Management, Roman and his team focus on professional development, competency management, developing external communities and partnerships, and solution methodology both for ISV and Enterprises. He also helps establish the overall client excellence direction at SoftServe. Roman has successfully executed cross-company initiatives and established new competencies like SaaS and cloud and acting as an active consultant. Since 2014, he is in charge of establishing and managing service product management and further product management directions at SoftServe.
Topic: From Outsource to Niche Product Guide
CPO/CEO at Tamaranga.com Background: Software Developer/UX Designer In IT from 2005 From Zaporozhie, Ukraine Now Auckland, New Zealand Remote Team, 7 People
2 Days. 6 Tracks.
ITEM's goal is to give you tools and practices for software development, teamwork and organization structure to incorporate into your project, product and company culture, so we can launch a new era of software development in Ukraine.
Think wider. Build Future.
Sales & Business Development
The strategic development of the company, Sales and Marketing
TA: CEO, Heads of Sales Department, Sales Managers, Marketing Managers, Business Development Managers
Project & People Management
Resources planning, project & people management.
TA: CEO, Project Managers, Process Managers, HR Managers, Marketing Managers, Team Leads
Product development in service companies. Success or fail stories. How to start.
TA: CEO, Product Managers, Business Analytsts, Team Leads, Business Development Managers
All things security for software engineering, DevOps, IT Ops teams.
TA: CTO, Information Security Specialists, System & Network Administrators, IT Help Desk Managers
Great decisions in small things Android, iOS, Unity, Xamarin etc
TA: Mobile Developers, iOS Developers, Architects, CTO, Android Developers, Team Leads, Product Managers
Testing approaches, techniques and tools, test automation, test management, DevOps and other engineering practices in testing
TA: QA Engineers, Team Leads, Project Managers, CEO, COO, Marketing Managers, Business Analysts
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