Founder & CEO, Devexperts, a highly specialized software development company in the online trading industry. Michael founded Devexperts in 2002, and have grown the company to the leading IT house in the online trading space with over 300 people doing sophisticated online trading, mobile, back office, order- and risk-management systems and online electronic exchanges. The company has won numerous awards from among others Barron's, Deloitte, Stockbrokers.com, for many of its achievements, including Ameritrade's (NASDAQ:AMTD) thinkorswimÂ® platform and Global Futures & Forex Ltd.'s DealBookÂ® 360. Michael was previously VP of R&D at New York-based Octet Media LLc where he established a regional software development office with development, QA and help-desk functions. Prior to this he was CTO at Erimex Ltd., a leading Russian IT-house providing complex system integrations for corporate and government clients. Michael holds a MSc in Math, Physics and Computer Science from Skt. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies and an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.