Ruslan Zakharchenko, CEO
Ruslan is a seasoned executive with decades of experience in the IT industry and is now serving as a CEO at Edvantis and Managing Partner at NP Consulting.
Before joining Edvantis in October 2019, Ruslan held various executive positions and was a Member of the Board of Directors in one of Ukraine’s top-ten IT outsourcing companies. During his last tenure as a CEO, the company effectively underwent several stages of business transformations, resulting in 40% annual growth. His core areas of expertise include IT strategy, business model development, and change management.
Ruslan holds an Executive MBA from Kyiv Mohyla Business School and a Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics from I. Franko National University, Lviv.
Yuliya Letnyanchyn, COO
Yuliya is in charge of ensuring operational excellence and business strategy execution as the COO of Edvantis. In addition, Yuliya also serves as a Senior Consultant and Managing Partner at NP Consulting. She is an experienced executive with a long track record in managing both technical and non-technical teams.
From 2015 to 2018, Yuliya acted as a Chief Operating Officer at one of the largest IT outsourcing companies in Ukraine and managed the company’s operations. During her tenure, the company achieved substantial and rapid growth thanks to Yuliya’s significant progress in optimizing the business processes and implementing systematic approaches to all company operations. Moreover, Yuliya served as a Director of Human Capital and has a strong background in competency management, corporate education, and HR.
Roger Sturm, General Manager, Edvantis GmbH
Roger Sturm has held executive level positions as a banker, corporate treasurer and health care entrepreneur. Following four years in Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank AG, Mr. Sturm joined the Daimler Group in the Stuttgart headquarters and later became the Treasurer of DaimlerChrysler UK Holding plc. As a Director at Delbrück & Co, Privatbankiers, Mr. Sturm was responsible for client acquisition in areas of corporate finance and private wealth management. Currently, Mr. Sturm is a board member in various organizations in the IT and health care industry (Association of German Healthcare Executives and Gesundheitsstadt Berlin e.V. / Health City Association Berlin).
Denys Spektor, Co-Founder, Vice President Research & Development
Denys brings a solid 20 years of IT industry experience to Edvantis. Prior to co-founding Edvantis and joining it in 2005 as a co-founder and a Vice President, Denys held technical and management positions at several companies including SoftServe where he worked as a Strategic Business Unit manager.
Denys was instrumental in the research and implementation of early concepts of the Say2GO platform.
In his current position, Denys heads Edvantis’ R&D labs helping Edvantis’ personnel as well as company clients to stay on top of the newest technology trends and make informed technical decisions on important aspects of implementing software projects.
Denys holds a Master’s Degree in System Programming from Lviv Polytechnic National University.