ELEKS Co-organizes Lviv IT Arena, the Most Anticipated IT Event in Eastern Europe


The global provider of software product engineering services for the third time joins Lviv IT Arena conference as a co-organizer with the Product stream that this year features IT experts from Phillips, Microsoft, SAP and others

September 21, 2016 – Lviv, Ukraine - For the third year in a row, ELEKS is co-organizing the Lviv IT Arena, connecting many of the brightest speakers from Europe and the U.S. with the audience of over 2500 IT enthusiasts from Ukraine and abroad. The conference will take place in Lviv, Ukraine, from September 30 to October 2, 2016, with this year’s motto being “Navigating the Future”.

Over three years, the Lviv IT Arena has grown in size from 700 to 2500 attendees and received recognition as the best IT event of the year, according to the community. In addition to speaker presentations, the three-day conference will also include panel discussions, a start-up competition, 10 practical workshops and a tech expo where the latest product highlights and services will be presented.

The conference sessions are separated into three main streams – Business, Product and Technology - featuring more than 100 key speakers representing some of the world’s top technology companies such as Uber, Microsoft, Twitter, Spotify, Deloitte, Philips, Telefonica and others.

The Product stream will be moderated by Victor Haydin, Director of Product Strategy at ELEKS. The key expert within the stream, Aleksandro Grabulov, Director and Innovation Lead at Phillips, will present the topic “Product Innovation Re-Invented: New Rules for Innovating in the Age of Digital Revolution”. The panel of prominent speakers also includes Scott Sehlhorst, Strategy Consultant at Tyner Blain, Thomas Schörner, Senior UX Designer at SAP and Tom Gilb, the Founder of Gilb Academy.

ELEKS’ presentation by In the Product stream will be UX/UI designer Ivan Pashko, whose session dedicated will be on “Product Design: through pitfalls to success”. One of Ivan’s key objectives is to help promote the product development culture in Ukraine.

The conference agenda will also feature the representatives from ELEKS top management who will be sharing their profound experience in leadership, innovation and business strategy within the Business and Technology streams. Ruslan Zakharchenko, CEO, ELEKS, will speak about “Engineering the Future” while Serhiy Kharytonov, ELEKS’ Delivery Director, will explain the “Enterprise Out of the Box” approach. Vsevolod Onyshkevych, the company’s Chief Customer Officer, will moderate the Outsourcing Panel in the Business stream. Andrey Hankevych, Chief Global Strategist, will participate in the Grand Opening Ceremony of Lviv IT Arena 2016.

Join the Lviv IT Arena Conference to discover new ways for your professional growth, find interesting networking opportunities and be among the first to meet the future of IT!

About IT Arena
Lviv IT Arena is an international trendsetting IT event hosted in the ”Arena Lviv” stadium on September 30 - October 2, 2016. All conference details and the lineup of speakers can be found here and will be updated periodically as additional speakers and events are confirmed.

ELEKS is a trusted global organization that provides offshore, full-cycle, software product engineering services, from ideation to finished products. Since 1991, we’ve been helping businesses innovate and build advanced software products that matter, leveraging technologies such as Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, mobile applications and wearables.

Our award-winning 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. Our delivery organization, consisting of approximately 900 professionals in Eastern Europe, is strengthened by a local presence in the U.S., Europe and the UK.

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