A-Players #4: From Engineer to Founder

21 January - 15:38

Do you believe that the startup revolution is happening right here, right now in Ukraine, just as you read this? We do! Just like 20 years ago in Silicon Valley!

Wonder who’s gonna build the next Ukrainian Unicorn? Who will make our country known in the world for the best products impacting lives?

A-Players #4 meeting is a gem for everyone, and especially for those, working on their startups, for Engineers with product ideas or ambition to grow as a Leader.

Why? Well, see for yourself:

🔴 You’ll hear true stories of some of the best US and Ukrainian entrepreneurs and leaders!
🔴 You’ll learn which mistakes to avoid!
🔴 You’ll see which qualities and skills to develop next!
🔴 You’ll get extremely inspired (if you’ve attended our previous meetups, you know exactly what we mean)!


@Tobias Jaeckel, CTO @Shelf. Tobias is a seasoned entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in building, scaling and running engineering teams. Before founding Shelf, Tobias was an Executive with Accenture Germany. Tobias also ran a boutique software development agency leveraging an offshore model to provide custom development and automation testing services to global clients. As the CTO of Shelf, Tobias is responsible for technology, infrastructure, and product development. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tobiasjaeckel/

@Kyrylo Perevozchykov, Head of Engineering @DataRobot. Kyrylo has been doing software development for 8 years. He’s grown from an IC Engineer to a Leader at one of the Unicorns with teams in Ukraine, DataRobot. Other Engineers started asking Kyrylo to be their mentor long before he became a formal leader. And now having DataRobot’s great resources, he is on a mission to bring automated ML to the wide number of business users. https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyrylo-perevozchykov-64133967

@Mahmoud Abdelkader, Co-Founder & CEO Very Good Security. A serial entrepreneur and a highly skilled engineer. Previously, he was CTO and co-founder of Balanced Payments (since acquired). Before that, Mahmoud designed automated product matching systems at Milo.com (acquired by eBay) and built high-frequency trading systems for Wachovia Securities, now a part of Wells Fargo. With experience ranging from Wall Street to early-stage startups, Mahmoud is passionate about democratizing data security. He started Very Good Security to make best-in-class security and compliance attainable for businesses of all sizes. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mabdelkader/

The event will be interesting for:
– Mission-driven founders of startups and product companies
– C-level executives who are building strong cultures
– Talent who are excited to start a company

Language: English.
Time and Date: 19:00, January 30th.
Location: UNIT Core event hall, B8 Building, UNIT.City, 3 Dorohozhytska St., Kyiv.

Tickets here: https://2event.com/uk/events/1856235
400 UAH

Organizers: UNIT.City and A-Players Recruiting.

A-Players — we help companies succeed by building top-performing teams and help A-players find mission-driven startups where their talent is the most valued.

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