Founder and Executive Director of Ontotext JSC – the global leader in software development and implementation of semantic technologies. Atanas Kiryakov is a leading expert in semantic databases, author of multiple signature industry publications, including chapters from the widely acclaimed Handbook of Semantic Web Technologies.
VP Software Engineering, LOYAX. Director R&D, Sirma Solutions. 30+years of experience in the design and development of complex IT solutions, software/hardware, and architectures. Comprehensive expertise in IT strategies, global business solutions and implementation of large-scale IS and IT infrastructure projects.
Founder of SORTIS Group, Chairman and CEO. 20 + years of experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Asset Management, Real Estate and Hotel Investments. Started his career at ING Barings (Frankfurt, Germany), then worked at ETEBA (the investment bank of the National Bank of Greece) and Balkan Consulting Company (operating in SEE). Profound expertise in business consulting in the technology sector.
VP Business Operations, Ontotext USA. 15+ years of experience as Legal Advisor (Commercial) along with vertical specialty - FSI and Media Verticals Lead at Sirma AI /Ontotext, Bulgaria. He started at IBM Bulgaria, then extended his professional background beyond product management as Legal Advisor (Commercial and Compliance) at SEP Bulgaria.