JAN
27
2015

Chief Strategic Officer for ELEKS Contributed to the Shaping Davos Panel within the Annual World Economic Forum Meeting 2015

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A seasoned executive Andrey Hankevych shared his view on creating a culture of innovation within the Prime World Economic Forum discussion held at Lviv Business School on January 20, 2015

January 27, 2015 - Lviv, Ukraine – ELEKS is pleased to share that Andrey Hankevych, the company’s Chief Strategy Officer and CTO, participated in Shaping Davos panel discussion within a real-time session with the Global Shapers Lviv Hub, organized as a part of the 2015 World Economic Forum agenda at the Lviv Business School, Ukraine. Confirming ELEKS’ dedication to creating innovative solutions and the general promotion of innovation, the company’s senior executive contributed to the dialogue on key transformations reshaping the world, together with other representatives of business, government, educational and community organizations.

The key topic the panelists focused on was fostering a culture of innovation within large organizations. Leading industry experts and young leaders joined together for real-time debates to share their viewpoints in various dimensions, covering technology, leadership role modeling, labor practices, incentives, rewards and other crucial aspects that can help to sustain the “culture of change”. Andriy Hankevych brought in his view on the importance of human capital, being one of the prerequisites to the development of the innovative business society in Ukraine. "Collaboration is important. We want to hire people who are smarter than we are, because we need to build innovative teams of highly talented people," commented Mr. Hankevych.

Joining the city-based hubs from Pittsburgh (United States), Quito (Ecuador) and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Lviv connected to the live panel discussion “From idea to action: creating a culture of innovation” held on January 20th. As a core message to their peers, the representatives of the Lviv hub emphasized the role of knowledge sharing, partnership and cooperation that help to transfer certain values and create an atmosphere that encourages people to innovate.

About Shaping Davos Sessions
The Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, is a network of over 400 city-based Hubs around the world organized by the young leaders and innovators who are passionate about making an impact in their local communities. Hubs hosting Shaping Davos sessions are selected based on local expertise, location and the quality of their proposed event.

“With Shaping Davos, we bring the world to Davos and take Davos to the world. The World Economic Forum’s spirit of engaging diverse stakeholders on issues that affect us all promotes tolerance and makes the world a better place. Shaping Davos takes this spirit to communities around the world.” said Yemi Babington-Ashaye, Head of the Global Shapers Community.

About ELEKS
ELEKS is a global organization providing software engineering, technology consulting and quality assurance services. We help industry leaders and technology challengers turn creative ideas into tangible business value by delivering innovative and reliable solutions for our customers’ unparalleled business growth to include Data Science, Mobility, Digital Production and Financial solutions. Since 1991, our software solutions have significantly contributed to the success of our customers, including Fortune 500 companies, and are recognized as a valuable part of international best practices.

ELEKS is a strategic partner with the proven ability to address our customers’ most pressing needs. Our delivery organization, consisting of approximately 1,000 professionals in Eastern Europe, is strengthened by a local presence in Europe and the UK.

For more information, please visit: http://eleks.com/.

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