Jazz do it innovative

For some, jazz is a jungle full of noise, while for others it is a delicacy of familiar notes and creative logic, to some extent predictable and quite understandable.

Innovation is like jazz, and for me it's something that fills me with pleasure and ease. Knowing the subtle aspects and methodological approaches of developing and implementing innovative products, I create music that brings pleasure to "listeners".

Professional activity

16 years in new product development and innovation project management in FinTech, Big Data, DefenceTech, Cybersecurity and Cryptoeconomy. I am the expert in innovations of the UN Development Programs and Global Compact, co-founder of the innovation product development company Thinkera, member of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), member of the PMI Kyiv Chapter, angel of Alumni association of Kyiv-Mohyla Business School (Kmbs), PhD, MBA, PMP.

I worked on the projects for creation, launch and development of the innovation park UNIT.City, the Energy Efficiency Fund of Ukraine, on the creation of breakthrough solutions in the field of augmented reality and space technologies in collaboration with the biggest world centres on defence technology development DRDO (India) and DARPA (USA). I created the innovation department and was managing the portfolio of new products and technologies development for the State defence enterprise "SpetsTechnoExport". Besides, I was running the development of trading platforms in collaboration with the NYSE Euronext, Bloomberg and Modex.

Successful innovative products and solutions I created includes the streaming analytics platform CryptoExchangeRanks, the cybersecurity platform Hacken, the augmented reality system LimpidArmor, the unmanned aerial vehicle Sparrow and the unmanned battle vehicle Fantom. At the beginning of my career I was involved in the creation and launch of the first indexed investment fund and the first trust management fund in Ukraine, as well as the creation and launch of the most innovative mink farm in the world.

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in finance and innovations of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2020), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economic Sciences of the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (2019), certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the PMI (2019).

Graduate of the Doctoral School of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2017), author of international scientific papers on innovations and risk management. Graduate of the School for Strategy Architects (2017) and EMBA in banking and finance at Kmbs (2013). Master of Economics of the Chernivtsi National University named after Yuri Fedkovich (2009). 

 

Sport and music

For more than 20 years I have been practicing martial arts, namely Karate, Wing Chun, Thai boxing, Taekwondo and MMA. I hold the Black Belt (1st Dan) in Karate, certified by the International Federation of WKF, and I am multiple winner of Ukrainian championships.

I have been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and playing the guitar since early 2000 when I played in a dixieland and performed on the stage of the Chernivtsi Drama Theater named after Olga Kobylianska. I am the winner of the All-Ukrainian author song contest (2002).