LvBS has its own faculty educated at Harvard, Wharton Business School, Fordham University, University of Leuven and more than 40 renowned visiting professors, many of them from the best European and North American business schools and other management development institutions from about 20 countries. The reliance on professors of different nationalities brings a real life appreciation of different cultures and perceptions right into the classroom. Close cooperation with numerous local and international management consultants contributes to successful interlinking and interaction of contemporary management theory and practice.
Teachers are grouped by the subjects of their courses.
Strategy and International Business
Adrian Slywotzky is an American consultant of Ukrainian origin and the author of several books on economic theory and management. After obtaining his undergraduate degree at Harvard, Slywotzky also received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked as a consultant since 1979 and is currently a partner at Oliver Wyman. He is also former Vice President, Member of the Board of Directors at Mercer Management Consulting, which is in top 10 world's most prestigious consulting firms.
Slywotzky wrote several books on profitability and growth, namely the bestselling "The Profit Zone." He is one of the most renowned consultants of the United Statesand was elected as one of the 25 best consultants in 2000 and 2008. Adrian Slywotzky is a member of the LvBS Advisory Board.
PhD, Axioma Marketing Consultants, Spain
Dr. Joe M. Pons lives in Barcelona Spain, where he founded and is currently President of AXIOMA Marketing Consultants, a firm specializing in strategic marketing projects as well as in the training and executive development aspects that usually go hand in hand with Customer Orientation activities.
He earned his PhD at IESE, Barcelona with a doctoral dissertation on the effectiveness of marketing management practices in the branch networks of Saving Banks.
For 14 years he was a Marketing Professor at IESE International Graduate School of Management in Barcelona. Currently, his regular teaching assignments include being a Visiting Professor at the IEDC - Bled School of Management. He also lectures at IAE in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Instituto Internacional San Telmo in Seville, Spain and participates in Seminars organized by EFMD and CEEMAN for business school academics.
Director of «RR Commodities» in Shanghai. At LvBS he is a lecturer on international business.
He spent the last 9 years working in China. He was a representative of Ferekspo in China from 2003 to 2007.
Sergey graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and NaUKMA EMBA CEIBS, and now he is an active alumnus. Areas of business interests include the economy and culture of the Far East region. He has a number of articles in various publications on business topics and Chinese history. He is also one of the founders of the Ukrainian community in Shanghai.
Sergey is a member of The Shanghai Association of Tai Chi (Chen).
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Lawyer, managing partner of law firm Hrynchuk, Mazur and Partners (legal practice since 2004). Lecturer of the course “Business Law”. A graduate of the Law Faculty of the Lviv National University of Ivan Franko. In legal practice he specializes in the areas of tax disputes resolution, corporate law, legal support of investment and business protection in criminal proceeding. Andriy Hrynchuk is a member of the Association of Lawyers of Ukraine and the International Bar Association.
Denys Dovhopolyi is an expert in searching for venture capital investments for Ukrainian projects and an active member and co-organizer of many IT and start-up conferences in Ukraine and abroad. He is one of the constant administrators of the IDCEE conference. Denys is also the director of BayView Innovation, a venture partner of Viktoria Tihipko ТА Ventures fund.
João Perre Viana obtained his Master degree in Law by the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (1997) and an MBA at Vlerick Leuven Ghent Management School (2003) in Belgium, in parallel to his professional activity he concluded a post-graduation in Marketing by IPAM in 1999 and a post-graduation in management by INDEG-ISCTE in 2000.
He develops is professional activity for more than 15 years as a manager, consultant and teacher, having held senior positions at J.Walter Thompson, Duval Guillaume, Leo Burnett, Brandia Central and Education Group Evolution, he worked in nine different countries, mainly in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Currently he is one of the founding partners of LeonardShop, a small investment fund that holds participation in several companies such as Wine With Spirit, U-First and Lincubator, among others. Joao his also guest lecturer on Entrepreneurship at Kyiv Mohyla Business School in Kiev, at EADA in Barcelona, and at LvBS in Lviv.
Professor of course «Entrepreneurship and Innovation» on the program MS in Innovations and Entrepreneurship and «Business Development» on the program MS in Technology Management.
Ph.D., founder and CEO of GTMP. President and CEO (honorary) Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. Professor of Innovation Management. Member of the LvBS Advisory Board.
His company introduced the methodology of new product development Time-to-Market. Besides, Dr. Zaininger is the Director of the Summer School programs and the Professor at Princeton University. He received his MSE, MA and Dr. Ing. from Princeton University and graduated from the Harvard Business School's Executive Management Program.
Prof. Dr. Karl Zaininger worked for Thomas Group, a management consulting firm, as the Vice President and Development Director, later he was the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, the President and CEO, Executive Vice President and Research Director at Siemens Corporate Research and Support, Inc. In addition, Dr. Karl Zaininger was also responsible for managing a number of United States government projects, including programs of the US Army Electronics Technology and Devices Laboratory and the Solar Energy Research Institute.
Management (Organizational Behavior, Communication, PR and Project Management)
Distinguished Service Professor at the University of St. Thomas teaches and consults in the areas of Organization Development, Conflict Management, and Organizational Culture in USA, France, and Ukraine. Most of her consulting is in education, health care, and non-profit organization. Since 2005 she has organized a program that brings OD consultants to do free OD intervention in Ukrainian organizations. Up to 50 Ukrainian companies benefited from these consulting services.
Andriy Rozhdestvenskyy served as a profiler and analyst in Israel’s security service, where he specialized in counter-terrorism matters, including special communications and negotiations. Later he became HR Business Partner-Retail at Oschadbank with subsequent promotion to Head of Personnel and Training in the bank (35,000 employees). Rozhdestvenskyy adjusted classical sales techniques to the bank’s needs and then started tailoring training programs to suit the needs of other areas of business (telecommunications, IT industry, agriculture etc.). As a result, he started his own business – a consulting company with emphasis on developing and tailoring personnel training systems for specific businesses.
Andriy provides assistance to organizations specializing in childhood cancer and alcohol and drug rehabilitation. He is a member of the movement “Change Ukraine – Start with Yourself” and organizer of the Everest 2025 project. Mr. Rozhdestvenskyy received a higher education degree in Psychology from the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, did his post graduate studies at the G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology in Kyiv and successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. He also successfully completed Anna Vlasova’s HRM School.
Assistant professor. Teaching internal communication on the Executive MBA and MAHROD programs at the Lviv Business School (LvBS) (2014-2016). Head of International Outreach, Ukraine Crisis Media Center. Teaching Crisis Communication on the Effective Communication Program at the Kyiv Mohyla Business School (2012-2016). Effective Crisis and Internal Communications for the state-owned enterprises on SOE Reload program at the Kyiv School of Economics.
Anna has over 15 years experience gained in Blue chip organisations including Yamaha, Samsung, Mott McDonald (UK) and Heineken Poland. Although her recent projects also include Small Medium Enterprises.
She is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a UK based international professional body for HR and people development. In addition, Anna has a first class honours degree in Business studies from Oxford Brookes University, where she majored in Performance Management. She also holds a post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management from Kingston University, London. She has completed her Masters in Business Psychology where she researched the link between risk taking propensity and effective leadership. She is fully qualified to administer level A and B psychometric tests, accredited by the British Psychological Association.
Anna has worked in a number of roles involving global projects relating to organisational development, managing both national and international human resources function and talent management as well as training and development function. She has strong experience in diverse sectors such as New Media, Motor, FMCG, Engineering and Financial service industries. She was responsible for introducing Performance management, organisational change and talent management strategies at a European level in a number of global companies. She has substantial experience in setting up and improving Human Resource support operations across Europe, South Africa and the U.K.
Anna has a passion for developing people and has substantial training design and facilitation experience, working with teams and individuals on soft skills development.She is experienced with a wide number of psychometric tools including ©MBTI, 15FQ, Hogan Suite, Wave, SHL, ©Strengthscope, Thomas Kilmann Conflict mode instrument (TKI), and David Keirsey Temperament sorter.
Ph.D., Director of Practical Psyhology Institute in Higher School of Economics NRU. Professor in Organizational Behavior and Change Management. Visiting Professor in Organizational Behavior and Change.
John Conbere is Professor in Organization Development at the University of St. Thomas, in the Organization Learning and Development Department. He is also a visiting professor at National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kiev, Ukraine, and Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Lyon, France. He has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and an International Scholar in the Academic Fellowship Program of the Open Society Institute & Soros Foundation. He is on the Editorial Board of the OD Practitioner and the Scientific Advisory Board for conferences at ISEOR (Socio-Economic Institute of Firms and Organizations) Lyon, France.
Ph.D., Professor of Sales Management, Director of the Doctoral School at Kyiv-Mohyla National Academy.
He has Ph.D. in Economic Sociology in 2003 from the University of Cambridge (Great Britain). His doctoral thesis was on Entrepreneurship in Post-Soviet Ukraine. Prior to this, in 1997, Mykhaylo received his Master's degrees in Sociology and Political Studies from Cambridge.
During seven years he worked as a Vice-President on Sales and Marketing for Lava Computer Mfg Inc. in Toronto. He led the company to a dramatic growth and expansion across Northern America, Western Europe, South-Eastern Asia and Australia.
Nowadays he holds a position of the Director of the Doctoral School at Kyiv-Mohyla National Academy, where in addition to his lecturing at the Department of Sociology and Business School, he leads a project aimed at transforming a traditional Ukrainian post-graduate school into a European-type doctoral school. For the past five years, Mykhaylo has been consulting, and his clients include such Ukrainian companies as Avtek, Asbis, KZESU, Euroindex, Rosava, Plazmatek, and others.
In LvBS he has lectures in Business Philosiphy and Sales Management.
Ph.D. in Psychological Sciences. Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy at Ivan Franko LNU, with a specialty in psychology. Participated in short-term programs and had training at international universities: University of Bologna (Italy), Blaise Pascal University (France), Central European University (Hungary), Warsaw School of Social Psychology (Poland), Stockholm School of Economics IFL (Sweden), Moscow Gestalt Institute.
Worked as head of HR department at TV radio company Liuks and company M-FON. Over 8 years of experience training and teaching adult audiences. Experience creating and organizing service of HR management. Implementation of corporate projects in diagnostics, development and implementation of programs for work with personnel.
Professional interests: psychology of management, organizational behavior and HR management, namely, successful communication, decision-making and innovation, technology of recruitment, organizational behavior, and corporate culture
Natalka has worked in the IT industry since 1996, and has worked in very different fields: design, work with clients, management of a web-studio, staff management, strategic management. She worked as HR Director at ELEKS, created a department for personnel management, a program for supporting, developing, and evaluating employees. Since 2011, she has combined work in IT companies with training and consulting projects, creating and conducting training programs on copyright at IT companies such as SoftServe, Intellias, Prosteer Group.
Main areas of competence:
• Organization of HR department at IT company
• Design and implementation of HR processes at IT company
• Training, development, and consulting leaders
• Management of corporate culture and communication within the company
• Management coaching
Main traits – problem-solving orientation and a high level of communication and integration skills; main priorities – the creation of a special corporate culture, conducive to the development and the self-realization of employees.
Human Resources Department Head, "Kraft Foods Ukraine" CJSC, Ukraine and new markets of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Oksana Semeniuk is responsible for development and implementation of major human resources strategies in Ukraine, Eastern Europe and Central Asia states. She is program director for financial reimbursement, enhancement of leadership, employee relations, a.o.
Oksana came to "Kraft Foods Ukrain" in 1995 to hold a position of administrative manager. Then, she continued as HR department coordinator and was responsible for development and implementation of the company organizational structure.
In 1998, Oksana became a manager of HR department; after two more years she moved to a HR department director at "Kraft Foods Ukraine”. Five more years later, she became a director of the department of human resources, Ukraine and new markets of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Before she was employed at "Kraft Foods Ukraine”, Oksana worked as an administrative manager at KPMG/Barents group. Before that, she spent two years teaching foreign languages.
Oksana graduated from Zhytomyr pedagogical university majoring in foreign languages. She also received MBA at Kyiv International Institute of Management.
Major results and achievements:
• Over 15 years of human resources management in FMCG
• Development and implementation of HR strategies at the markets of Ukraine, in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
• Obtaining and holding the status of a top employer company
• Impressive business results as part of Kraft Foods corporation
Business partner at Capital Strategy company. In 1999 together with Pavlo Sheremeta, later with the whole team, founded Kyiv Mohyla business school (kmbs). In 2004 Oleksandra was implementing the project for insurance company (from top 10 in Ukraine) aimed to bring changes into company internal management. In 2004-2005 she became Branding Director of kmbs.
Partner, Tax and Legal. Olga specializes in providing a wide range of consulting services in the field of human resource management - from design and implementation of HR strategies to advice on calculation and payment of salaries and personal tax planning. Olga has being working in "Ernst & Young" since 2002. Before that she had worked for "Arthur Andersen" (1998-2002). For more than 10 years of work in the field of professional services Olga has advised a number of major foreign and domestic clients. Olga Gorbanovska is a successful business coach and has teaching experience in foreign universities and leading national business schools.
Her successful work includes the following:
- organization and development of HR management service, development and implementation of an adaptation and training program, and a motivation system for sales managers and active sales;
- organization of personnel administration procedures for companies employing above 800 people;
- introduction of a goal-based management system;
- introduction of an achievement assessment system, and development of a management body for a production company;
- successful experience in selecting and recruiting middle level and top managers, as well as skilled specialists in the areas of construction, marketing, sales and production, etc.
She has a more than five-year experience of HR management working for such companies as VAM, Lvivkholod JSC, Galychfarm CJSC (Arterium Corporation), Concern Galnaftogaz OJSC, as well as a Director of Oleska Mineral Water Trade House.
K. e. N., MBA, Partner Institute for Strategies "Inspira", managing partner of the company "Necessary and Sufficient". Professor of operations management and project management.
The main direction of his work is associated with the introduction of flow management based on Theory of Constraints (TOC) and Lean manufacturing. From 2008 to 2010, he headed the Kyiv first European Regional School Goldratt. He teaches courses in operations management and project management, and also conducts corporate seminars and trainings on motion control products in the supply chain.
He has training in international programs: Japan International Cooperation Agency (Japan), Goldratt Schools (Israel), IESE (University of Navarra, Barcelona) OWZ Consulting Center (Munich) and the Business School Veynskoho University (Detroit, USA). He provides training in leading business schools in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and the United States.
Among his clients are companies such as Nestle, Raiffeisenbank Aval, Luxoft, DTEK (Donbass Fuel-Energy Company), Zaporozhye transformer plant, IDS (one of the largest producers of mineral water in Ukraine), Fast Food Systems (the largest restaurant chain in Ukraine), “September +” (regional food distributor), Avito (regional distributor of Procter and Gamble in Ukraine), Mens (regional distributor of telecommunication equipment) and others.
He teaches operations management and logistics, and technology project management, as well as seminars and trainings on organization and traffic management products through the supply chain. In the Lviv Business School UCU he heads the "Project Workshop".
Professor of Management (OD), Founding Dean of Lviv Business School at the Ukrainian CatholicUniversity. Her areas of expertise are Organizational Behavior and Learning Organizations, Organization Development, Entrepreneurship.
Sophia Opatska received her education from Ivan Franko University in Lviv, a degree in International Economic Relations, and defended her thesis work in Management and Human Capital Development. She studied at Executive Education programs the University of Michigan Business School (USA), IEDC-Bled School of Management (Slovenia), China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Wharton Business School (USA), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and had on-the- job training at InnoSpace Company (Denmark) and at the Warsaw School of Economics (Poland). Sophia Opatska is a founder and supervisor of the Global Shapers project in Lviv and an Advisory Board member at the Emaus Center.
From 2001 to 2004 she held the position of the MBA Program Director at the Lviv Institute of Management. From 2004 to 2007 Ms. Opatska worked as MBA Director at Kyiv Mohyla Business School and have contributed to the development and launch of the Presidents' MBA Program at kmbs. In 2007 she worked on building the personnel development and training system for Concern Galnaftogaz OJSC. Since January 2008 she is Founding Dean of Lviv Business School at the Ukrainian Catholic University.
President of "Euroindex."
Ukrainian businessman, the president of "Euroindex", which is the leading organizer of exhibitions "business to business" in Ukraine. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the exhibition center "KyivExpoPlaza". Member of the Board of Directors of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry UFI, vice president of the Exhibition Federation of Ukraine. The author of a textbook for high school students "Fundamentals of Exhibitions." He has experience in various fields of business and diverse experience working in public sector organizations.
Author of numerous articles and publications on organizational development. Valery has close contact with the markets because his company annually hosts more than 20 exhibitions, which involve almost 2,000 companies and visits about 100 000 specialists from all over Ukraine.
Executive director of communication agency GROU.
A public relations professional with 20 years of experience, until recently Yaryna led the communications function at Group DF, a diversified group of companies. Until 2013, she was in charge of public relations and social programming at Microsoft Ukraine. Earlier, she ran Nords PR Ukraine, a PR agency she co-founded with international partners, managed public relations departments for Ukraine’s largest mobile telecommunications operator UMC (now MTS) and international wholesaler Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine, and worked as account service director for Romyr & Associates PR agency in Ukraine. She spent a year with Benjamin Group / BSMG Worldwide, a leading technology PR agency in Silicon Valley (now part of Weber Shandwick). Yaryna holds master’s degrees from University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and San José State University (Calif., USA). In 2011, “Marketing Media Review” magazine named her one of Ukraine’s best PR directors. She Yaryna has taught public relations and business communications at leading business schools in Ukraine, including KMBS, IIB, and LvBS. co-founded the Ukrainian Association of Public Relations and chaired its Board in 2007-2008.
Managing partner of pro.mova Consulting Company. At LvBS delivers a course on Business Communications.
A member of the Supervisory Board of the Gongadze Fund, a member of the Committee of Lviv Entrepreneurs, a member of UAPR Association of Public Relations. He has been employed by large Ukrainian media (1+1 TV Studio, 1st National TV Channel, Kiyevskiye Vedomosti). He started his journalistic career at Post-Postup newspaper and Promin Radio Station, worked with the leading mass media within the country and abroad (Dzerkalo Niadeli, Ekho Moskvy Radion, a local co-producer for CBS and PBS, BBC).
As a journalist, he has a firsthand experience while working in hotspots (Yugoslavia, 1999) and in other emergency conditions (Transcarpathian floods 1998-1999, events after the Terrorist Acts of September 11, 2001, the Near East, 2002, the Gongadze case and the political crisis 2001-2002).
In 2002-2003, in partnership with Roman Skrypin and Andriy Shevchenko he co-developed a concept of TV Channel 5. In 2002, he declined his work for news programs at 1+1 Channel because of the censor policy. He co-founded Kyiv Independent Media Trade Union, and later became its Chairman.
He graduated from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy with a degree in Political Studies, also studied at Bluffton University (Ohio, USA) and Lviv Ivan Franko National University.
He is the consultant on communications, a lecturer in Communications for the Media, Businesses and NGOs.
Finance and Business Economics
Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario), guest professor in the program MS in Technology Management LvBS. He is a recognized international expert in corporate finance, capital assessment and financial planning. Received his PhD from Yale University in the USA. Among the institutions where he worked are: the business school of the University of California at Los Angeles, Harvard Business School and Business School of the University of Toronto. Basil Kalymon has been actively involved in the strategic management of the School of UCU and has been teaching at the kmbs MBA program for 6 years. He is also the dean adviser at kmbs.
Supervisory Board Member of the Bank Lviv.
Taras Khoma was a Vice-Chairman of Executive Board head, the main accountant, director of Correspondent Relations Department, manager of Currency Transactions Department at Kredobank, in 2011-2012 - member of IdeaBank Executive Board.
In 2003 he took an internship program at BSB Bankcorp.Inc USA, in 2004 – studied strategic management at Joint Vienna Institute (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), Vienna, Austria.
Kostyantyn Patsera consults companies on business analysis and analytical CRM. Before that, he worked as forecasting manager at Business Analysis and Marketing Planning department at Kyivstar. As a result of his work, there were developed and implemented models of segmentation and customer retention as well as numerous models of cross-selling and up-selling. Prior to that, Kostyantyn worked as analyst-consultant at Interpipe, where he performed operational and strategic forecasts. At the moment, Kostyantyn is CEO at Analytical Boutique.
During 2006-2012, Kostyantyn was lecturing at kmbs [Kyiv Mohyla Business School] Business Analysis course, which included such topics as marketing research, business statistics, business forecasting, segmentation, qualitative methods for analysis and CRM. He was given the prize as the most demanding and practical lecturer for couple of times.
Among his corporate clients are: gas station network OKKO, Kyivstar, Imperial Tobacco company, retail network Klas, network Pharmacy 03, retail network Comfy, consulting company Pro.mova, International Alliance of HIV/AIDs, company Nemiroff, company Grey, Tobacco House Fortune, Roshen, Ernst&Young (Russia) and many others.
Liubomyr Tarnovskyi graduated from economic faculty of Lviv National Ivan Franko’s University. In 2007-2009 he was working at the Investment Department at Universal Investment Group, in 2009-2010 – at the Department of Corporate Finance and Relations with investors of Galnaftogaz company. Since 2010 he is a Finance Director of UCU. In 2012 Liubomyr took on the responsibilities of Chief Operating Officer of Ukrainian Catholic Educational Foundation in USA (Chicago). He is a member of Lviv Educational Foundation, provides consulting in the sphere of accounting and budgeting. Liubomyr is a member of scout organization “Plast”.
Manmeet has been an entrepreneur throughout his career. He established M&M Corporation in 2005 to provide China focused Strategy and Private Placement services to firms in Asia. In 2008 he co-founded an IT education firm in partnership with IBM, Nanjing Government, Nandasoft and Nanjing University. Since 2012 the Nanjing City Government has appointed him as consultant to help grow the Technology and Entrepreneurial ecosystem in the city.
Since 2008 he has shared his passion for education as Affiliate Lecturer at EMLYON Business School’s Shanghai campus where he teaches core courses and electives on Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship.
Manmeet has lived in 9 countries across 4 continents and has been based out of Shanghai since 2003. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and French with working knowledge of Portuguese. He’s currently improving his Mandarin and learning Japanese.
Manmeet holds Bachelor's degrees in Economics, Physics-Engineering and French from Washington and Lee University (USA) and an MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (India).
An amateur tech geek, he’s deeply interested in consumer technologies and businesses that leverage these. Manmeet also takes his passion for education and entrepreneurship to mentor young entrepreneurs and startups in China and enjoys sharing his professional and personal experiences.
On the program MS in Technology Management he is professor of the course «Finance management in service companies».
Professor in Finance. Joint appointment faculty (Kyiv School of Economics).
Dr. Kolisnyk is a renowned specialist in the field of finance and author of more than 100 articles on finance and strategic management.
His past internship experience includes Wayne State University (Detroit, MI), Copenhagen Business school, Danish consulting firm Dansk Management Forum, IMTA, IEDC, Maastricht University (Maastricht, Holland). Dr. Kolisnyk is an instructor for courses "Financial Accounting", "Management Accounting", and "Financial Management".
Dr. Kolisnyk additionally holds corporate and open executive development programs in Finance and heads corporate consulting projects, in particular those dealing with enterprises' financial restructuring. Since 2002 to 2005 Dr. Kolisnyk was a Board Member of the PEKAO Bank [Ukraine]. In his free time, Mykhajlo enjoys swimming, traveling and working with the PC, namely programming and web-design.
Assistant Professor of Finance.
Education: Ukrainian Catholic University; Economic faculty of the Institute of post-diploma education of Ivan Franko National Univeristy in Lviv. Internship at Department of Finance at Seton Hall University, USA. Director of Financial department of the UCU for 5 years. Deputy of First vice president on financial and economic operations. Experience of administartive work in non-profit organizations: head of ‘Lviv Educational Foundation’ NGO, member of administrative board of ‘Larche Ukraine’ NGO, member of investment board of the UCU
Director of Computer Science program at UCU. Candidate of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Associate Professor of the Department of International Economic Analysis and Finances at the Ivan Franko National University in Lviv. Professor of quantitative methods for business decisions making and economics at UCU’s Lviv Business School. Visiting research scholar at The George Washington University (USA). Was a research consultant for the National Bank of Poland in the area of economic projections for Eastern Europe. Fellow of the Global Policy Fellows Program at the Institute of Higher Education Policy (Washington, USA). Interested in econometric modeling and forecasting, research in micro- and macro-economics.
Leadership and Ethics
Professor of Christian Social Sciences and Contemporary Ethics, Professor of Moral Theology at St. Lambert Interdiocesan Major Seminary in Lantershofen (Germany)
Babson College and Professor of Strategy and Organization, Emeritus, IMD International, Lausanne, SwitzerlandBabson College and Professor of Strategy and Organization, Emeritus, IMD International, Lausanne, Switzerland.
J.B. Kassarjian has been Professor of Management (1980 - ) at Babson. He has also been Chairman of the Management Division at Babson (1981-1987). He has held a joint appointment, as Professor of Strategy and Organization, at IMD (1989, and as Emeritus since 2001.) Prior to joining Babson and IMD, he was on the faculty of the Harvard Business School, and he was also involved in establishing Harvard-related graduate management institutes in Iran and the Philippines. He has served as consultant to organizations (in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East), in such areas as leading change, strategic restructuring, and senior management team building.
Vice President of Pavlenko & Partners Law Firm. Lecturer in Legal Aspects of the Business Environment at LvBS. Member of the LvBS Supervisory Board.
Graduated from the Law Department of Lviv Ivan Franko University (1994), in 1997 - Master of Philosophy of International Academy of Philosophy in Lichtenstein. He lectures in Legal Aspects of the Business Environment at LvBS and Church Social Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University.
Daniel Lewis has over 30 years of management experience in Blue Chip companies such as Nestlé, General Motors, SABMiller and Heineken.
He assisted Companies in the development of management and leadership skills. He was involved in a successful corporate culture change after an acquisition in South Africa and trained over 250 people in this process.
Since 2002 Daniel assists companies in accelerating development of leadership capability of high potentials and senior management. He is a qualified coach (Henley Management College), and fully qualified to administer the Myers Briggs (MBTI) and FIRO-B psychometric tools.
He has lived and worked in six different countries and participated in many cross-cultural projects with remarkable success.
Since 1988 Daniel is a Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (F.C.M.A.) He is also a Member of the Institute of Management Consultants. Daniel is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (C.I.P.D.).
Daniel is the author of the ©Challenger Leadership development and Executive Development programmes and is himself a highly experienced facilitator.
Vice Rector for the mission of the Ukrainian Catholic University. Co-founder of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group and Amnesty International. Miroslav Marynovych repeatedly acted with presentations and lectures on religious freedom in Ukraine, awareness of religious minorities, problems in public sector relationships, spirituality of GULAG prisoners, spiritual problems of today, the identity of the UGCC, military chaplaincy, and ecumenism. In addition, Miroslav is the author of several hundred articles, essays, expert assessments, comments on socio-political situations, human rights, cultural and religious subjects. He is published in various newspapers, magazines, and collections both in Ukraine and beyond.
Education Director at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, in the past - the executive director of international programs and initiatives at Regent University. Shauna has taught at the Lviv Business School UCU program of Fullbright Academic Exchange. She helped create this center for teaching and learning, and from 1998 to 2004, she served as executive director. In this role, she pioneered a joint approach to the development of training programs that have been adopted throughout the university to develop innovative educational programs on campus and online. Dr. Tonkin has created a number of faculty and advisory programs on teaching and learning in the global economy.
Dr. Tonkin has conducted research on themes of leadership, teaching, training, international education. She teaches courses in leadership, curriculum development and teaching, and learning. She conducts courses both traditionally and online. Shauna regularly highlights these issues to national and international audiences. Dr. Tonkin received Ed.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Educational Leadership at the College of William and Mary in the USA.
Vice Rector for Program Development at Ukrainian Catholic University.
- 1981 - 1986 – student at History Faculty of Ivan Franko National University in Lviv. Diploma with honours.
- 1990 - 1992 – post-graduate student at the Department of History and Ethnography of Ukraine at Ivan Franko National University in Lviv.
- December 1994 – defended a candidate thesis ‘Greek Catholic Church in Social and Political Life of Galychyna in 1848-1867.”
- 1992 - 1998 – senior research fellow at the Institute of historical research at Ivan Franko National University in Lviv.
- 1994 - 2002 – deputy director of the Institute of the History of Church at Lviv Theological Academy.
- 2002 - 2008 – director of the Institute of the History of Church at Ukrainian Catholic University.
- 2004 – present – Chair of the Department of Church History at Ukrainian Catholic University.
- 2009 – present – vice rector in academic work of at Ukrainian Catholic University.
Ph.D., Director of the International Institute for Ethics and Contemporary Issues, Head of Philosophy Department, Ukrainian Catholic University, Professor of Ethics at Lviv Business School
Studied at the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein, Lviv National University (Ukraine), University of Notre Dame (USA)
Ph.D. in Philosophy from the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein, Candidate of Sciences degree in Philosophy from Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Ukraine)
Employed at UCU since 1998.
Research interests: classical phenomenology; anthropology and ethics; personalist philosophy; university autonomy, governance, and academic culture
PhD, president of the Ukrainian Catholic University. Chief bishop of St. Vladimir parish in Paris, Apostolic Exarch for Ukrainian Catholics in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland.
Technology and Informations Systems
Travis D. Breaux is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, appointed in the Institute for Software Research of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Breaux's research program searches for new methods and tools for developing correct software specifications and ensuring that software systems conform to those specifications in a transparent, reliable and trustworthy manner. This includes demonstrating compliance with U.S. and international accessibility, privacy and security laws, policies and standards. Dr. Breaux is the Director of the Requirements Engineering Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Breaux has several publications in ACM and IEEE-sponsored journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Breaux is a member of the ACM SIGSOFT, IEEE Computer Society and USACM Public Policy Committee.
Prior to coming to the Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Breaux received the Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Science from North Carolina State University (NCSU) in 2009. Dr. Breaux also holds Baccalaureate degrees in Computer and Information Science from the University of Oregon and in Anthropology from the University of Houston. He has conducted research at the Institute for Defense Analyses, the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Laboratory, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University. In 2000, Dr. Breaux served as a volunteer in the United States Peace Corps in Mongolia, before transitioning from anthropology to computer science.
Dr. Breaux traces his passion for exploring socio-technical systems back to teachings he received in culture cosmology and philosophy by Dr. Susan Rasmussen and Dr. Quetzil Casteñeda at the University of Houston. Dr. Breaux was first introduced to the field of Requirements Engineering by his undergraduate adviser, Dr. Stephen Fickas, at the University of Oregon whose influence includes requirements monitoring, requirements negotiation and ephemeral requirements. Under the guidance of Dr. Annie Antón, Dr. Breaux has extended his interests to include the societal impact of system requirements on privacy and security in their "ground-breaking" work to acquire software requirements from policies and U.S. federal and state regulations.
Matthew Bass is a member of the core faculty of Carnegie Mellon's Master of Software Engineering professional programs and the Associate Director of Software Engineering Professional Programs for Corporate and Alumni Relations. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Matthew was a member of the technical staff for the Software Architecture group of Siemens Corporate Research. In this role, he taught software architecture classes, mentored Siemens operating companies in software architecture practices, conducted software architecture reviews for critical projects, and acted as a software architect for multiple domains including automotive, medical, building automation, and power distribution. He spent 3+ years as a resident affiliate with the Product Line Systems program at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute.
With an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a graduate degree in Software Engineering, Matthew has been a practicing software engineer for greater than 15 years, working with Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industry domains. His commitments range from local industry consultation to international invited talks and conference participation.
Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada. Master of Business Administration, HEC Montreal, Canada. Master of Biotechnology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Bachelor of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, UFMA, Brazil.
Dr. Hurtado is a faculty member with extensive experience in technology business, strategic management of technology and innovation, cluster-based industry development policies and strategies, business-government relations, and international competitiveness and trade. He has studied, completed internships, and worked with various organizations in Peru, Brazil, Argentina, USA, Canada, France and Japan.
Dr. Hurtado's early career was in the management of hospital pharmacy and clinical laboratory services, after which he spent 15 years in the biotechnology sector. More recently, he was involved in the development and implementation of policies and action plans to develop the bioeconomy/life sciences sector in the province of New Brunswick, Canada and the financial services industry in the province of Alberta, Canada. He is currently Director of Energy Innovation Solutions for the province of Alberta, Canada and Affiliated Professor at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School in Lima, Peru.
Dr. Hurtado has over twenty years of training in scientific, medical, industrial, economic and policy research. His research interests lie in the intersection of science, technology and innovation management; international competitiveness and trade; economic development; and public policy.
Dr. Serhiy Kovela is a scholar with extensive experience in Business IT and practitioner with expertise in delivering database-driven business software projects, locally and internationally. Through academic or commercial work he helps the audience to understand how IT enables and facilitates modern organisations and the efficient ways of deriving business value from technology solutions.
Serhiy Kovela earned his Master's and PhD degrees from the Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine, Lviv) in 1996 and 2000, respectively. From October 1999 till August 2003 he held Senior Lecturer position at Lviv Polytechnic teaching databases, security in computing and software engineering, as well as engaging in a number of IT consultancy projects as a database software developer and project manager.
Since September 2003 Serhiy Kovela has been assigned to the Senior Lecturer position at Kingston University teaching Internet systems technologies, global information technology, database systems, project management for technology, strategic project management, and consultancy practice.
Serhiy has also earned an MBA from Kingston in 2010.
On the program MS in Technology Management Serhiy is professor of the course "Strategic planning and project management".
Romankiw earned his B.S. from the University of Alberta in 1957, and both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (in metallurgy and materials) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technologyin 1962. He is listed as an (co)inventor on over 65 U.S. patents, 150 papers and has edited 10 volumes of various technical symposia. 
Much of his work involves magnetic materials, reflective displays and copper plating. He is an IBM Fellow, a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, an IEEE Fellow, and anElectrochemical Society Fellow. He received the 1993 Society of Chemical Industry Perkin Medal, the 1994 IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Technical Field Award, and the 1994 Electrochemical Society Vittorio de Nora Award. 
He received the Perkin Medal from the Society of Chemical Industry (1993), the Vittorio de Nora Medal from The Electrochemical Society (1994), the IEEE Morris N. Liebmann Memorial Award, the Inventor of the Year Award from the Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association (2000) and the Inventor of the Year Award from the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (2001).
He is active in various organizations, most notably serving as the Nachalniy Plastun (or Chief Scout) of the Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization. Dr. Romankiw is a member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, USA.
Dr. Terry Anderson joined the faculty of Troy University in January 1998. Prior to that, she worked in law enforcement for 21 years, first with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1976-1983) and later with the Broward Sheriff's Office (1983-1997). Her academic background is diverse. She earned undergraduate degrees from Stetson University (B.A. in Russian, 1972) and the University of Central Florida (B.A. in History, 1973). In addition, she has a degree in Statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School (1982). She completed a Masters of Science in Management degree at St. Thomas University (1989). Finally, her Ph.D. in Public Administration was completed at Florida Atlantic University in 1997. Dr. Anderson has travelled extensively, including over 15 trips to the Republic of Georgia where she has taught numerous courses in an MPA program at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs and consulted to develop and deliver seminars, including one in Organizational Management to President Saakashvili's Public Affairs Staff. She has published two case studies and one book, entitled, Public Administration in Transition: Managing the Public Sector in an Emerging Democracy.
Frans is a professor of philosophy, and one of the founders of Governance and Integrity Netherlands.
His main teaching focus is the integration governmental organizations. Frans introduced integration programs in many Dutch and Ukrainian governmental organizations. He is also working on the integration of immigrants and public art.
He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Mississippi Law Journal. He earned his B.A. from Ole Miss, majoring in English and German, and attended the University of Salzburg. Mr. Griffith focuses his practice on federal and state civil litigation, with emphasis on voting rights and election law, civil rights, public sector insurance coverage, and environmental law. He has represented over 55 municipalities, counties, and school districts in Mississippi and has served as lead counsel for public entities in seven other states.
Matthew R. Hall has worked in all three branches of the U.S. Government, as well as in a lobbying group. Until quite recently, he worked as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he specialized in national security, immigration and counter-terrorism matters. Prior to that, Mr. Hall held clerkships with federal judges and served as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals. He also worked for members in both houses of the U.S. Congress – for a representative from California and a Nebraska State senator. Matthew R. Hall received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Kentucky College of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University.
Chair of the Board, Center for Political and Legal Reform.
Expert in public law and chair of the Board of the Center for Political and Legal Reform. Lecturer at the Department of Public Law at the Faculty of Legal Sciences at ‘Kyiv Mohyla Academy’ National University.
Member of working groups on developing draft laws in legal policy (in particular, in 2012, he was member of the Constitutional Assembly developing the new draft Constitution of Ukraine). Author of over 40 research publications and numerous analytic texts in public law. Author and co-author of over 40 draft laws considered by the Supreme Council of Ukraine.
Education: Ivan Franko National Universiy of Lviv, Ukraine (Facukty of Physicsm Faculty of Law).
Dmytro was born in Luhansk region, Ukraine. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. For over 7 years he lived and worked in the USA and Canada. Mr. Krepak served as Head of Marketing and Strategy for Regional Economic Development Division of Duke Energy in North and South Carolina. He taught such workshops as “Effective Project Management: How to Achieve Timely Results” and “Negotiations: Winning Strategy and Practice”. Currently he lives and works in Lviv.
Born in Lviv. After graduation from the Lviv National University, where he was chairman of the Student Brotherhood he continued his studies in Prague in sociology at the Central European University, then Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in political science. Since 1997 he has been working as a consultant for governments and international organizations on regulatory policy, governance and anti-corruption. He worked in 24 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. He lives in the US. In Ukraine, at various times worked on regulatory policy development and implementation of a simplified tax system, led threshold program "Millennium Challenge" of the US government on anti-corruption in Ukraine.
Yuriy Pidlisnyy serves as Deputy Head of Lviv Regional State Administration (regional government) for humanitarian issues and Professor of Philosophy at the Ukrainian Catholic University. He is a guest lecturer at the Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani Institute of Theology and Seminary in Tbilisi (Georgia) and at a seminary in Karaganda (Kazakhstan). Yuriy Pidlisnyy is also Head of the Commission of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on Matters of the Laity.
Research interests: social and political philosophy, anthropology, ethics and political analytics. Education: PhD and Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein; Diploma with Honors in Romance and Germanic Philology, French Language and Literature, from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
Mr. Sadovyy is a Ukrainian politician, public figure and businessman. He is a founder of the Samopomich (Self-Reliance) political party and a non-governmental organization of the same name, as well as co-owner of the Joint-Stock Radio & TV Company TRK Lux. He has served as Lviv City Mayor since April 25, 2006.
Mr. Sadovyy graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic State University, where he obtained a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and an economic degree in Finance and Credits. In 1999, he received a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine.
Her major is in criminal and civil law. She was one of the defense lawyers group of Yuliya Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko.
Valentyna Telychenko has had positive practices defending her clients in the European Court of Human Rights. In 2005, she won the case Gongadze vs Ukraine. She managed to prove that Ukraine had failed to protect Georgiy Gongadze’s right for life, while the investigation of his death was inadequate. The ECHR awarded a compensation to the journalist’s widow Myroslava Gongadze in the amount of EUR 100 000, as well as obliged the Ukrainian court to bring the hirers of killers to responsibility. Along with Igor Fomin, Valentyna Telychenko represented the interests of the ex-head of the MIA Yuriy Lutsenko at the ECHR.
Education: Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (Faculty of Physics), Dragomanova National Pedagogical University (Law Faculty).
Fels Shool of Government University of Pennsylvania (USA). CEO of the School of Government University of Pennsylvania.
David had his Master’s degree in public policy at Harvard university (Kennedy School of Government). He was also a Civil Cases Director at CIGNA Corporation in Philadelphia. In 1988-1994, he was a director of Wharton Small Business Development Center, one of the top five programs in the country in entrepreneurship. Under his directorship, the Center assisted 20 000 entrepreneurs to start and develop their businesses, to attract additional USD 40 mln to the capital, and to create 4 000 new jobs in the region. David Thornburgh also developed and managed the projects to develop entrepreneurship in Russia, China, Hungary, and Japan.
David used to be the CEO at Economic League of Great Philadelphia in 1994-2006. During this time, the League managed to become one of the region’s best analytic centers. Their insights and initiatives helped develop a more competitive tax policy, to raise the level of services in the region, to enhance art and culture and position the region as a center of higher education, entrepreneurship and intellectual work. In the process, the entity raised their profits to record high numbers.
Thornburgh was awarded a number of titles for his work in public leadership. He was head and member of projects teams working to support small and medium scale business, regional initiatives and young leaders able for big change. He is often quoted and published in Philadelphia newspapers, and also in New York Times, USA Today , The Washington Post , Wall Street Journal , Inc і Fortune.
Yuri has considerable experience of working for consultancy and technical assistance projects in Ukraine and CEE countries. He is a co-editor and co-author of a number of publications, including “Towards Europe: Ukrainian Experience of EuroRegions”, “Regional Policy in Countries of Europe: Lessons for Ukraine”, “Regional Development Agencies: Establishment and Prospects” and others. Yuri was involved as a consultant in drafting a number of national legislative acts on regional policy in Ukraine. He was a member of the Advisory Boards at the Ministry of Regional Development and Construction and Ministry of Economy of Ukraine as well as member of the Civil Society Experts Council within the Ukrainian Part of the EU-Ukraine Cooperation Committee.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Holding emotions enterprise "! Fest".
A graduate of Lviv National University in the name of Ivan Franko. He has an MBA from Kyiv Mohyla Business School.
In 2004-2009 he worked as the director of the Universal Investment Group. In 2004-2006 he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OJSC "Concern Khlibprom". In 2008-2009 he was Member of the Supervisory Board of OJSC "Concern Galnaftogaz". Since 2008 he is a Member of the Board of Lviv Business School Ukrainian Catholic University.
In 2007 he co-founded Holding emotions "! Fest" which in Ukraine are 12 concept restaurants and cafes, including "Kryjivka" Tavern Museum "Kerosene lamp", "The most expensive restaurant in Galicia", "Masoch Café" festival restaurant " Left coast ", Galician Jewish Tavern" Golden Rose "souvenir supermarket" L'pushpin "and Lviv chocolate workshop.
Ph.D., member of the National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy and Economics, Professor.
In 1952 he obtained a degree in engineering, in 1954 - Masters degree. Having worked for multinational company he was sent for one year course to the International Management Institute in Switzerland.
In 1960 Mr. Hawrylyshyn started his career in educational sphere. For eight years he had been supervising training programs at IMI Geneva, teaching economics, global business environment, international operations management and public administration. In 1968 Bohdan Hawrylyshyn became the Director of the institute and remained its head for eighteen years. During his tenure at the Institute Bohdan Hawrylyshyn brought up a great number of top professionals for hundreds of companies all over the world.
At the same time Bohdan Hawrylyshyn carried out research work and fruitful public activities. In 1972 he was elected to the Roman club, in 1973 - to the International Management Academy, in 1975 - the World Academy of Art and Science. In 1976 Mr. Hawrylyshyn was awarded Doctorate of Economics of Geneva University, Honorary Doctorate of Law of York University (Canada) in 1984 and Alberta University (Canada) in 1986. Later Doctor Hawrylyshyn received an award of the Engineering Hall of Distinction of Toronto University (Canada).Bohdan Hawrylyshyn is a high profile expert on issues of public administration and international business, he has been a contributor, moderator and chairperson at international conferences and seminars in over 70 countries.
Published papers of the scientist include more than 100 articles in management, managerial education, economic and political environment. He is the author of two books, one of these "The road map to the future - to the most efficient society" has won international recognition and has been published in eight languages.
Finance Director at TerraLink. Nestor is graduate of Lviv National University of Ivan Franko with specialty in International Relations. He worked as Head of IT, Ukraine at Group DF International. Chief Financial Officer at «Imperial Tobacco Volga» (2010-2012), Director of Information Technology in the "Top Book" (2009-2010), Head of Information Technology at "DSS" (2007-2008), Head of IT "Metinvest Holding" (2006-2007), Deputy CFO "MC Steel Works» (2004-2006), Factory Controller «Reemtsma» (Imperial Tobacco) (2002-2004), Team Leader Production Controlling «REEMTSMA» (2000-2002). His prime interests and responsibilities are business development, IT strategy, ERP implementation management, infrastructure projects, business process automation, constant cost reduction, budgeting, systems and methods improvement, lean production, business process integration, IT systems post-merger integration. Prime goal: to become a leader and a change driver of my company in the field of information technology and beyond.
Elena Kropivianska joined Kyivstar team on February 23, 2004 and her first task was to form function of staff recruitment and development. Starting from March 2, 2007 Elena is a head of HR division. Elena got a master's degree in the field of international economics and international business management (Kyiv National Economic University) and advanced her training skills at Indiana Training Exports, Inc., USA (1996), «Management of organisations», USAID, Indiana, USA (1996); «Projects and programmes evaluation», Evaluation Trust, UK (1999) etc. She has a solid experience in training and consulting in the field of organisation management, in programmes of personal and professional development, project management. In particular, Elena worked with OSCE mission in Georgia (2002-2003); International Finance Corporation, Belarus; Programme of market reforms in Ukraine; Canadian Bureau for International Education; «Policy Advisors for Reforms in Ukraine» project (2001-2003).
Since the mid 60's he has shot over 50 documentaries and feature films for cinema and television in Poland and abroad. He is a professor at the Silesian University in Katowice, works with the National Film School in Britain, is the leading theater director in Poland, Italy, France, Germany, Belarus and Russia. Since 1994 he has been a consultant for Culture of the Vatican, the president of the company EUROVISION, a member of the Polish PEN Club and the Polish Writers Union. Winner of many international film festivals. Grandson of company founder ZANUSSI. Senator of the Ukrainian Catholic University (2008-2010).
Bohdan Kupych, a Canadian, has worked in the information technology, telecommunications and technology industries for almost 30 years, 22 of which have been in Ukraine, Russia and CEE. Active in the international business community, was a founding member and the first President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and Board Member for more than 10 years.
Today Bohdan is Vice President of Business Development at KM CORE a technology investment company, responsible for business development and a portfolio of investments in IT Services, datacenter, cloud computing, semiconductor design and nanotechnology based in Kyiv, Ukraine. De Novo, a portfolio company is the largest datacenter and cloud computing service provider in Ukraine. Bohdan led the investment process attracting Intel Capital and IFC as minority shareholders.
Previously, was VP Business Development at Sitronics, the largest high-tech company in the CIS and CEE and a key member of the IPO team, successfully listing the company on the London Stock Exchange in 2007. Previously held positions as CEO and VP Business Development at Kvazar-Micro Corp., Chief Marketing Officer at UMC, the leading mobile operator in Ukraine, Country Director at Digital Equipment Corporation, the first major international IT company to enter Ukraine. Previous to moving to Ukraine, Bohdan worked in business development and sales at Digital Equipment of Canada.
Bohdan studied Political Science at York University in Toronto, attended executive programs at INSEAD and Haas Schools of Business, holds a Graduate Diploma in Management and MBA from Athabasca University in Canada. Bohdan is a mentor at several Ukrainian incubators and lectures on innovation and entrepreneurship at Lviv Business School. Board experience includes the advisory board of De Novo and the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Venture Capital Association.
Born in 1957 in Kyiv. Mr. Lavrenchuk is a graduate of Kyiv Economic Institute, Finance and Economy Department.
In banking - since 1982. In different time occupied managerial positions in the Savings Bank of Ukraine, Ukrinbank and Raiffeisenbank Ukraine.
Since October 2005, Mr. Lavrenchuk has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval.
Volodymyr Lavrenchuk is the Chairman of the Forum of Leading International Financial Institutions. He is also a member of the Board of the European Business Association, the Supervisory Board of the International Management Institute (Kyiv) and the Trust Council of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
Lviv restaurant owner, social activist, co-owner of «Kumpel Group».
Club co-founder of Galician cuisine and the Guild of Restaurateurs in Lviv, the first chairman of the Lviv Tourist alliance. He opened many restaurants in Lviv including: "Kumpel", "Darwin», «Bianco Rosso», «Cafe 1", "Strudel Haus" and others. He operates one of the largest in Ukraine franchised restaurant chains (over 200 "Pizza Celentano", "Potato House" and "Yapi" operates in 65 cities across the country and abroad). He graduated from Lviv Polytechnic Institute
HR Director at Concern Khlibprom
Visiting lecturer at LvBS, on MA in HROD and Executive Education programs.
More than 13 years of experience in the field of HRM. HR-Strategy Disciplinary policies Personnel planning and recruitment Education & Development Performance management Assessment centers Project Management Internal communications Corporate Social Responsibility.
Marketing and Management Vice President at Raritan Computer.
Vsevolod Onyshkevych worked at consulting firm that served IBM and many other well-known IT-company. Previously, he was involved in Internet-projects, in particular, somehow participated as a founder in the launch of four firms.
Besides Vsevolod Onyszkiewicz is co-founder 3Dsize.com Inc, which is part of My Virtual Model and a developer of innovative technologies scan and calibration of scanners. He created several companies that specialize in designing and embedded software.
Viktor Pynzenyk - Ukrainian politician and economist (PhD in economics since 1989, professor since 1991), Head of Reform and Order party (October 1997 – February 2012). He is the 10th Finance Minister of Ukraine and Vice Prime Minister of few Ukrainian governments (the last time he took the post of Finance Minister was at 2007). Viktor Pynzenyk is a national deputy of 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 6th convocations. He graduated from Lviv State Ivan Franko’s University (economic faculty; economist(1975),post-graduate course (1979), doctorate of Moscow State Mykhailo Lomonosov’s University(1989)).
Deputy Head at Presidential Administration of Ukraine, ex-general Director, Microsoft Ukraine.
An entrepreneurial and respected professional and the technology industry veteran, Shymkivhas more than 17 years of leadership experience in the IT industry across Ukraine, the CIS and Western Europe. He joined Microsoft in 2007 as Enterprise and Partner Group Director and has been responsible for building long-term customer and partner relations and strategically developing the enterprise business. Shymkiv grew the enterprise business to a new level, gaining 60 percent year over year through increased customer and partner satisfaction, focusing on long term sustainable business, organization and people development, driving sales excellence, and enforcing cross-group and cross country collaboration.
Prior to Microsoft, Shymkiv held the position of General Director at RedPrairie Eastern Europe, a global productivity solutions provider, delivering offerings focused on inventory, transportation and workforce, which he joined following its acquisition of ALTA Eastern Europe where he also held the position of General Director. At RedPrairie, he led general management, operational and strategic activities and business development reporting directly to the CEO and Board of Directors. Previously, Shymkiv founded a company called Alfa Team Ltd in Kiev which was subsequently acquired by ALTA Eastern Europe, establishing a corporate, senior career path for him in the IT industry.
Passionate about technology and innovation, Dmitry graduated with honor from the Lviv State University "LvivskaPolitechnica" as System Engineer in Radio-Engineering, Electronics, Information technology and Telecommunications. In his spare time, he enjoys sport, history and art.