management team

Unifying a cross section of dynamic leadership across global enterprise technology organizations and startups, SoftServe’s management team represents a passion that marries experience and strategy that consistently produces results and an excellent customer experience.

our global leadership team

Christopher Baker

Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Baker

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Baker is both a seasoned entrepreneur and a Fortune 250 senior leader. He has been a member of SoftServe’s Board of Directors since 2012, and became CEO in 2015. Chris has led high growth technology companies for over 20 years.

Most recently, Chris has served both as President and CTO of 360incentives.com, a leading incentive management company based in Toronto, Canada. Prior to that, he has been an active angel investor after serving as President of Group 1 Software, a leading enterprise class software company based in Lanham, MD (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes.) While with Pitney Bowes, he participated in multiple acquisitions and integrations and was a member of the Chairman’s Council and the Strategic Leaders Council.

Earlier in his career, among other startups, Chris founded and built MailCode Inc. into a leading global provider of technology solutions for mail processing via optical character reading, which was later sold to Pitney Bowes. Mr. Baker holds multiple patents, including one for Differential Weighing, a method to increase the speed and efficiency of weighing mail pieces.

Chris holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, with honors, from Purdue University and has been honored as a Distinguished Purdue Alumnus.

Harry Propper

Executive Vice President, Client Success

Harry Propper

Executive Vice President, Client Success

Harry is a seasoned business leader with a 25+ year track record of helping customers achieve their goals as a consultant, sales leader and product development leader. Prior to joining to SoftServe in 2008, Harry founded and sold two software companies and was CEO of a non-profit social services company. Harry holds a BS in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology.

As Executive Vice President of Client Success, Harry is responsible for all aspects of SoftServe’s service delivery, leading engineering and customer facing teams globally while growing and developing a strong Client Solutions team – all focused on assuring our client’s success by providing a premium experience.

Steven Lowry

Executive Vice President, Client Success

Steven Lowry

Executive Vice President, Client Success

Brian Borack

Chief Operating Officer

Brian Borack

Chief Operating Officer

Brian is a proven business leader with more than 20 years’ experience in Business Operations, Product Marketing, Business Development, Channels, Business Planning and Sales. His expertise comes from a wide range of technology companies ranging from Enterprise Software to Networking to Consulting. Prior to SoftServe, Brian was with BMC Software, where he managed global operations for their largest division and led the project that brought BMC outsourcing to Ukraine. In addition to BMC, Brian has worked at Enterasys Networks, Austin Ventures, Accenture and was the co-founder of an Austin based infrastructure software startup, so he brings a wealth of experience to SoftServe. Brian is located in our US headquarters in Austin, TX and travels to all of our locations. He holds a BA from University of Michigan and an MBA from The University of Texas.

Andriy Stytsyuk

Chief Financial Officer

Andriy Stytsyuk

Chief Financial Officer

Andriy joined SoftServe in August 2010 after almost 10 years of financial management experience with the technology companies in Ukraine.

Andriy is responsible for managing SoftServe`s finance and treasury functions, and accounting and reporting, budgeting and controlling, cash management, and international tax management issues. Under his leadership the finance organization of SoftServe is being transformed to comply with the highest standards and best practices in the profession.

He graduated from the Department of International Relations of Lviv National Ivan Franko University with a major in International Finance. Afterwards Andriy continued professional education and became a member of ACCA (UK) in 2000.

Stuart Logan

Chief Human Resources Officer

Stuart Logan

Chief Human Resources Officer

Stuart is a broad based global HR leader with over 15 years of Technology and Transformation experience. He is accountable for supporting and accelerating company’s investments into SoftServe’s globalization and growth strategy by implementing world class HR systems, tools, and processes that can better serve SoftServe associates and it turn SoftServe customers.

His key areas of focus include organizational effectiveness, change management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, executive recruitment, learning and development, HR systems and processes, and leadership/management development.

Stuart brings a proven track record of success in the transformation of Human Resource functions by using HR data, systems, and processes to leverage key people decisions in order to support scalable and sustainable growth areas. Prior to SoftServe, Stuart served as VP Human Resources for Tata Communications, a global telecommunications company. Earlier in his career, he also worked in HR leadership roles at Avaya, and Cisco Systems.

Andrew Warden

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

Andrew Warden

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

Andrew is a seasoned, omni-channel marketing executive with a track record in building global marketing strategies and functions from the ground up.

Prior to SoftServe, Andrew led teams to drive digital transformation at Cisco, Proffer, GfK, and Drexel University. While at Cisco, he served at board level and led the Emerging Markets Services marketing organization, contributing to the 30% CAGR that fueled business growth to more than $750M annually. Additionally, Andrew drove the development of the company’s first mobile sales enablement platform, putting marketing collateral and sales support in the hands of sellers as far back as 2009.

Andrew holds a master of science from the London School of Economics and a bachelor of arts from Drexel University.

Oleh Denys

Executive Vice President - Audit

Oleh Denys

Executive Vice President - Audit

Oleh is responsible for leading SoftServe`s Legal, Public Affairs and Office Administration in accordance with industry standards and company objectives. He has been successfully managing these areas for SoftServe for the last 20 years.

In 1996, Oleh joined SoftServe as a company Director, and since 2010 he has served as EVP of Administration. Oleh graduated from Lviv Polytechnic National University and obtained a degree in Systems Engineering. Afterwards he continued professional education and obtained his degree in Managerial Economics, and completed the MBA program at Kyiv-Mohyla Business School.

our key and regional leadership team

Vasyl Malchyk

Senior Vice President Legal Director

Vasyl Malchyk

Senior Vice President Legal Director

Vasyl is responsible for all legal and contractual risks at SoftServe. An expert in contract negotiation, regulatory and legal risk compliance, and litigation, he joined SoftServe in 2002 and holds a Law degree from Lviv National Ivan Franko University and Computer Science Degree from Lviv National Polytechnic University.

Adriyan Pavlykevych

Senior Vice President Information Systems

Adriyan Pavlykevych

Senior Vice President Information Systems

Adriyan is responsible for providing technology vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the company-wide Information Technology (IT) program. He leads planning and implementing of enterprise information systems to support both distributed and centralized business operations for more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations.

Committed to innovations and continuous optimization, Adriyan leverages his extensive industry experience to further improve the company’s management processes to achieve accelerated, problem-free performance.

Under his leadership, SoftServe’s ІТ function was reorganized into a service-oriented organization with robust processes, implementing ITIL-based IT Management System (ITSM). His professional level and personal achievements in the development of the SoftServe`s IT department were recognized with the Best CIO awards in 2009 and 2010 by the leading Ukrainian technology magazine Computer Review. Adriyan graduated from Lviv Polytechnic National University and obtained a Master`s degree with honors in Electrical Engineering.

Yuriy Stohniy

Senior Vice President Administration

Yuriy Stohniy

Senior Vice President Administration

Yuriy Stohniy joined SoftServe in 2010 as a company Director and is currently VP of Administration. He is responsible for leading SoftServe`s Public Affairs and Administration teams in accordance with industry standards and company objectives, and has been successfully managing these areas for the last 6 years.

Prior to SoftServe, Yuriy was CIO for one of SoftServe’s clients, where he also managed operations for one of their largest divisions and led the project with SoftServe.

Yuriy graduated from the Ukrainian National Forestry University and obtained an honors degree in Engineering. He also holds an MBA from Lviv Business School and the Ukrainian Catholic University.

Pawel Lopatka

Vice President, Poland Country Manager

Pawel Lopatka

Vice President, Poland Country Manager

Pawel Lopatka joined SoftServe in 2015 and is currently Country Manager of SoftServe Poland. An experienced Senior Manager, both at strategic and operational level with the ability to drive people, projects and organizations in times of constant change, Pawel has extensive experience within Customer Service, Business Development, Logistics & Procurement, Product Management & Development, Sales and Cross-Functional Business improvement.

Previously Pawel worked at Redknee, Nokia and BBC Scotland where he gained international experience leading multinational projects and teams located in EMEA and APAC. He is passionate about strategic management, agile methodologies, people management and innovation, and is a mentor and coach, as well as board member of the Project Management Institute Poland Chapter.

Andon Simeonov

Vice President, Bulgaria Country Manager

Andon Simeonov

Vice President, Bulgaria Country Manager

Andon Simeonov is General Manager of SoftServe Bulgaria. He has 13 years’ experience in managing people and projects in dynamically changing environments and has held a number of senior positions in the telecommunications sector, including companies such as Evrokom, Megalan, Mnetwork and Mobiltel.

Andon has a Masters degree in Telecommunications from the Technical University in Sofia, an Executive MBA from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and the University of Minnesota, and is the leader of the WU Executive Alumni community in Bulgaria.

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