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The Power of Our People

At Kanda, we are committed to hiring, training and retaining the best talent. Our hiring practices and
project deployment tools are guided by the need to establish and maintain the best technical teams
in a highly competitive environment, where excellent people are in a very high demand yet are
imperative for a successful services company with Kanda’s aspirations.

Kanda has over seven hundred software engineers well versed in different combinations of C++, Java,
C#, RoR, Objective C, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Scala and other languages with experience in
multitude of underlying platforms, IDEs, APIs, databases and frameworks.

Leadership Team

Alex Karpovsky
Alex Karpovsky
CEO

Alex’s successful track record includes over 20 years in software development management, consulting, and product marketing. Prior to Kanda, he held senior software development, joint venture, and channel management positions with Index Technologies, Intersolv, and Dataware Technologies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Harvard University as well as a master’s degree in Management of Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Alex is a regular speaker at DCI, SIMBA, and other conferences and has written for the leading industry publications including Computer World, Mass High Tech, and Solutions Integrator.

Tibor Vais
Tibor Vais
President

Tibor is an expert in software development and delivery of customer solutions. He brings a blend of experience in software management and product development and has spent over 25 years managing software development, from building tools for other developers (e.g. commercial DBMS and fourth-generation language products) to building enterprise-class applications, including two SaaS products.

He has put together software engineering teams from scratch at early-stage companies and managed offshore teams of over 200 people from Russia and India.

Vlad Hrabov
Vlad Hrabrov
Executive Vice President

Vladimir Hrabrov is in charge of Kanda’s Business Development, Sales and Revenue. He has over 25 years of experience designing and developing scalable enterprise and cloud-based systems. An Agile Manifesto Signatory and Certified Scrum Practitioner, Vlad brings valuable experience in building strong engineering teams, a proven, disciplined approach to product development, release, risk, and quality management.

Prior to Kanda, Vlad worked at Fidelus, Accenture/Origin Digital, Hewlett-Packard/Novadigm, PHD Virtual, Legend Corp/Spectrum Concepts, where he held key leadership and engineering positions.

Andrew Mataraso
Anton Zenkov
Vice President, Software Services

Anton Zenkov is in charge of Software Services Delivery. Anton has joined Kanda in 2019 and has been an integral part of the Delivery Organization sharing his breadth of technical and strategic expertise with Kanda Internal Teams and with the Clients.

Prior to joining Kanda, Anton has spent over a decade working at Boston startups in director-level positions. He is familiar with a wide variety of technology stacks and has experience with data engineering, cloud technologies, team building, and effectively managing developer productivity. Anton is committed to Kanda’s success and is deeply involved with pre-sales as well as ensuring that Kanda’s delivery remains the best there is.

Katherine Akhlopkava
Katherine Akhlopkava
Chief Marketing Officer

Katherine is responsible for all aspects of Kanda’s marketing efforts, including customer research, strategic vision, sales enablement initiatives and delivering Kanda’s brand to target audience. Prior to joining Kanda she worked in Product and Marketing Leadership roles at AdTech, Consumer Intelligence and B2B Services companies.

She has extensive experience in market research, go-to-market strategy and digital marketing. Katherine holds an MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Chantal Rowat
Chantal Rowat
CFO

Chantal has been handling all aspects of Finances at Kanda Software for the past decade.

She is an Alumni from KPMG and a CPA. Originally from France, Chantal has served as the Chief Financial Officer for a number of public and privately-owned companies.

She also a Lecturer and teaches business classes at local New England Colleges and Universities.

Our Team at a Glance

650+TOP-NOTCH PROFESSIONALS

Architects, Engineers, PMs, BAs, UX/UI specialists, data scientists, Cloud Engineers and DevOps.

> 80%MASTERS AND PHDs

in Computer Science, Data Science and other related areas.

25+YEARS

of experience developing business-critical software applications and solutions.

<3%TURNOVER RATE

For every client we build a cohesive team with shared goals and a sense of ownership.

Diverse Talent in all areas of software development & delivery

Technical Leads
Technical Leads
Project managers
Project managers
business analysts
business analysts
data scientists
data scientists
system designers
system designers
software engineers
software engineers
integration & release engineers
integration & release engineers
test development, manual QA & QA automation engineers
test development, manual QA & QA automation engineers
ui designers
ui designers
technical writers
technical writers
support personnel
support personnel
it personnel
it personnel

We’re There Only When You Need Us

  • Application Definition and Roadmap
  • Design and Development
  • Continuing product development and consolidation
  • Integrated or Stand-alone QA team – Manual, Automated, and Load Testing
  • Optimal allocation of resources to ensure product quality and reduce the total cost of ownership
your team
your team

Kanda Team

  • application defintion & roadmap
    application defintion & roadmap
  • design
    design
  • implementation
    implementation
  • testing & verification
    testing & verification
  • Maintenance & Support
    Maintenance & Support

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