About the Speaker:
Oleksandr is a co-founder and CEO of DevRain, software development company, that is good at creating web, cloud, mobile and Artificial Intelligence solutions. In 2013 company was awarded as "Lead partner in creating mobile solutions on Windows Phone 8 platform" by Microsoft Ukraine.
Oleksandr is a co-founder and CTO of award-winning social startup DonorUA - automated blood donors recruitment and management system. This startup won several competitions such as Stockholm Startup Weekend: Social Innovation, IDCEE Hackathon, "Ukraine is looking for startups" and others.
He has a PhD. in Computer Science. His work was connected with Data Mining, information search, NLP, AI/ML. What is more, he is an open data expert in Ukrainian state agency of e-government, ex-community lead in Kyiv Smart City initiative, ex-coordinator of EGAP Challenge (contest for e-democracy IT startups), mentor of 1991 Open Data Incubator, Apps4Cities, EGAP Challenge etc.
Some of Awards that Oleksandr has obtained: Microsoft Regional Director from 2008, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Most Valuable Professional from 2010, Ex-Telerik Developer Expert, The Best Professional in Software Architecture - Ukrainian IT award.