Igor Novikov is a Senior Project Manager with Akvelon, a software engineering company. He began his career as a Software Developer back in 2007. Over the years progressed to Team Lead and later to CTO. In 2013 he opened a new offshore development center in Yaroslavl, Russia, which he managed for over 6 years and grew to over 120 employees. This past year, Igor moved to Akvelon’s headquarters in Bellevue, WA where he manages projects and teams for several clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Igor’s projects and interests are centered around his area of expertise – cloud and blockchain solutions.