SoftServe Supporting British-Ukrainian IT Day


Oct 11, 2018


EBRD HQ - London, UK


SoftServe is an integral part of British-Ukrainian IT Day in London, October 11, with several SoftServe associates speaking on a number of panels.


Ukrainian software companies have long established themselves as robust partners for some of the biggest companies internationally, and the momentum continues to grow. The IT Day of the Ukrainian Week in London is aiming to acquaint UK firms with opportunities for software creation needs, opening the doors for UK investment and innovative partnerships with Ukrainian firms.

Join us as we dive into the possibilities for Ukraine to partner with the UK on a variety of cutting-edge technology solutions, including fintech and blockchain, immersive reality capabilities, AI, IoT, and more.


October 11, 2018


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development HQ
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN, UK


Yaroslav Lyubinets – Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Having joined SoftServe in 1995, Mr. Lyubinets acted on various engineering, client facing and management positions. In 1997, he was appointed as a Vice President of Engineering. Over the years, his responsibilities included driving all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from requirements and testing to quality standards and release to client success. Mr. Lyubinets graduated from the Applied Mathematics Faculty of Lviv National Ivan Franko University in Ukraine, and obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science. For over fifteen years, he has been a research staff member and a professor at the Lviv National Polytechnic University, teaching information systems related courses. In 2007, Mr. Lyubinets completed the Presidents` MBA program at the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, and in 2013 he graduated from Harvard Business School.

Guillaume Kendall – Director, Fintech & Distributed Ledger Technology

Guillaume Kendall is Director, Fintech & Distributed Ledger Technology at SoftServe. He joined the Financial Services team in 2017 with over a decade of experience in high-performance technology for capital markets. Guillaume specializes in the benefits of leveraging the technology of tomorrow to understand, enhance, and customize customer experiences. He also launched the Commodities Blockchain Consortium in 2015.

Antonina Skrypnyk – Head of Fintech Lab

Antonina is a Product Manager at SoftServe. With more than 9 years of experience in finances (corporate crediting, credit portfolio management, investment projects financing), she has been a Project Manager, Finance Analyst and a consultant with numbers of successful projects engagement, execution, coordination and analysis in finance and banking industry.

About the British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (BUCC)

The British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (“BUCC”) brings together British, Ukrainian and International companies and individuals doing business in Ukraine or the UK, including in the City of London, the financial capital of Europe, Kyiv and Lviv, as well as the US, Middle-East and Asia.

We provide in-depth information on business, commerce, trade and culture in Ukraine and the UK to assist our members and others interested in business opportunities in Ukraine and the UK, hold regular meeting with interesting speakers and conduct a wide variety of other activities. The BUCC also supports the Commonwealth of Nations, formerly known as the British Commonwealth, including by holding events focused on Commonwealth nations.

The BUCC was originally established in 1997 by its founders under the auspices of the Ukrainian Embassy in London and the UK Department of Trade and Industry to promote trade and investment between the United Kingdom and Ukraine. Our founder members include AON Group Ltd., B.C. Toms & Co, British Petroleum plc, De La Rue plc, First Ukrainian International Bank, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Procter and Gamble, Shell International Ltd, Thomas and Adamson, Ukraine International Airlines and Unilever plc.