Igor is a successful technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in developing Internet software and telecommunication solutions. Prior to launching SteppeChange in 2011, Igor founded and led 3Cube, a Web collaboration software company that was acquired by Oracle. Earlier in his career Igor co-founded and served as a vice president of engineering for Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories that was sold to Alcatel for $1.7B. Mr. Neyman holds a master’s degree in computer science from Moscow University of Electronics, Automation & Radio Technology.
Gregory is a technical visionary and big data guru who for many years has been designing and building highly secure and scalable online intelligence platforms and data systems for Fortune 500 companies. He has been instrumental in building successful technology ventures including those that were acquired by Facebook and BMC Software. Mr. Rayzman holds a PhD degree in applied mathematics from the Russian Academy of Science and a master’s degree in computer science from Moscow State University.
Analytics intrapreneur, Ina has over 16 years of helping senior executives to define data science initiatives as enablers of organic growth and positive ROI. Her background includes launching and leading data monetization programs in mobile, digital, payments and consumer lending sectors. Prior to joining SteppeChange in 2015, Ina served as VP at MasterCard Worldwide leading petabyte scale analytics engagements for external and internal clients. Prior to that, Ina worked as VP of Advanced Analytics at Citigroup, managing data scientists and business analysts in variety of initiatives across the business. Ina holds an MBA from Stern School of Business, New York University.
Yuri is a hands-on software architect with more than 20 years of experience in building highly available and scalable systems. Over the past years he has been focused exclusively on building big data systems exploring data mining, data algorithms, and machine learning techniques. He successfully applied stream processing to design and build near real-time analytical and classification systems. Yuri holds a MS degree from Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications (Ukraine).
Leo has been involved with Data Warehousing and Data Engineering for over 20 years. His areas of expertise include Data Engineering, Solutions Architecture, and leadership of teams that build and run large-scale low-latency Data Warehouses. Prior to joining SteppeChange, Leo built the Data Services team at RadiumOne – a provider of media-buying services. His team developed and operated a multi-petabyte mission-critical data repository. Leo holds an MS degree in Geophysics from Gubkin University of Oil and Gas.
Sophia is a technology entrepreneur and strategist with over 15 years in senior marketing roles in disruptive tech startups in communications, media content and data analytics. She oversaw go-to-market planning and execution, led communications strategy and event management, contributing to companies’ growth and acquisitions. Earlier in her career, Sophia co-founded Internet Telecom, an enterprise VoIP specialist, that was acquired by Terayon. Prior to that, she was one of the founders of DeltaThree, a VoIP service provider, that went public on Nasdaq in 1999. Sophia holds an MBA from HEC Paris.