Team

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Arman Gukasyan

Chief Executive Officer

Arman is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of VIZERRA. Prior to founding VIZERRA (2008), he was CEO of a 3D GIS company building systems over 5 countries: Russia, Singapore, China, India, UK. Prior to that he was sales and marketing specialist with a significant developer background, worked in large corporate Swiss and US companies. Education: MBA degree from Graduate School of Business, Grenoble, France (2005); the faculty of Management and Marketing at IFM, Genève, Switzerland; majored in Producing, VGIK (All-Russian Institute of Cinematography, 1998).

Oleg Maddox

Chief Technical Officer

Oleg Maddox is a well-known computer games and innovative imaging technology developer, the head of the team that created the famous series of aircraft simulators IL-2: Sturmovik. Advanced technologies developed under his leadership were repeatedly demonstrated by the leading hardware manufacturers, such as Intel, NVIDIA and others. He has the professional knowledge and experience in photography, which was praised by the global manufacturers of photographic equipment — Canon, Nikon and Samsung.

Ekaterina Lukashova

Chief Financial Officer

Candidate of chemical sciences, Specialist in Finance and Business Planning. 33 scientific papers and 7 chemistry patents. High qualification in Finance is certified by the ACCA, Arthur Andersen Centre for Professional Education (Q-Centre) and the American Institute of Business and Economics. Took a course in PMI project management standards. More than 17 years in Finance and Business Planning as a Head of the budgeting and business planning, including track records in the companies with $2 billion sales turnover.

Alex Soloviev

Creative Director

Alex is one of the most experienced and celebrated designers in Russia. He started his career in 1992 at KitArt. Has experience in respected and leading magazines such as Kommersant, Stolica and Itogi. During his career he has successfully launched numerous international brands in the Russian market such as Coca-Cola, BonAqua, Nescafe and ION. He was an Art Director of Maxim magazine and BOSCOMAGAZINE. He has been titled Creative Man of the Year by Rambler in 2004.

Maria Konyagina

Marketing Director

Maria has significant experience in marketing. Previously she used to work at NVIDIA as a Marketing Manager as well as to manage marketing departments in various IT companies with Russian offices including ASBIS and MAG Innovision. Maria graduated cum laude from Moscow State University of Electronics and Mathematics and received an additional degree in marketing.

Alexander Lavrov

Project Department Director

Alexander is a Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, IGDA, AIAS and Eurographics. Previously he was s technical director in a science films studio, advertising studios and instructor in a computer graphics school. He is also the senior lecturer at Moscow State University of Culture and Arts and also at the British higher school of design. In 2008 he has been awarded Leading Scientists of the World Award from IBC. Honorable doctor of Yorker International University in computer sciences.

Dmitriy Soldatenkov

Head of SWD

Since 1984, Dmitry took part in the creation of over 60 computer games and other applications. He wrote over 20 scientific articles on programming technology. Before the VIZERRA project he was a co-founder and lead programmer in the Maddox Games. Worked as an artist as well. Dmitry graduated from the Moscow Physical-Technical Institute in 1990.

Svetlana Ozhogina

HR Director

HR Director from the moment of the founding of the company. 10 years’ work experience in senior positions in human resources area. Previously held the position of Director of Human Resources at a Swiss IT company. Graduated from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute and has received additional training in Human Resources.