Meet our speakers

Ognyan Drenski

Ognyan Drenski

Director Sales & Marketing, School of Business Competences

Ognyan Drenski is Director Sales & Marketing at School of Business Competences (www.sbc.bg).
He has Master Degree in Mathematics and Mechanics and more than 30 years of experience as a system and applied programmer, IT Manager, technical and executive director.
Since 2009 he is managing the training programs at School of Business Competences in the IT field.

Alexander Yochev

Alexander Yochev

DX Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

As software engineer Alex had taken various technical and management roles developing software solutions for both small and global organizations. With over 15 years of software development experience, Alex boasts an interesting resume that has seen him work at Cisco Systems and IBM. Most recently Alex has joined Microsoft as Senior Technical Evangelist to assists  the community focused on open source software running on Azure. His professional interests are related to IoT, Web Applications and DevOps. Apart from code related stuff he is a passionate traveler that loves spending time with his family and enjoying extreme sports. With outgoing and approachable personality he would enjoy a good discussion.

Peter Popov

Peter Popov

Lead Agile Coach, Object Systems International

Peter’s IT career spans 18 years, and his fascination with computers goes back at least another decade. He’s dedicated the last 8 of those years to Agile and Lean, coaching teams and driving transitions from traditional software development methodologies, as well as improvements on existing Agile programs, in companies such as Cisco and Skyscanner. Most recently, Peter joined OSI where he is leading a team of dedicated Scrum Masters in continuously improving the organization’s agility. He has a deep passion for everything Agile and Lean, and will gladly join a friendly chat to share and learn on those subjects.

Nikola Bogdanov

Nikola Bogdanov

Senior Scrum Master at Fourth

Nikola is an Agile enthusiast having deep interests in the modern organizational methodologies, expert in Scrum, Kanban, XP and the whole Agile/Lean family. Nikola has been working in the IT area for almost 10 years, currently Scrum Master in Fourth Bulgaria. He has strong background in the Agile area and can be often seen presenting different aspects of the Agile and Lean at many conferences, trainings and public lectures. His expertise is based on the unique combination between real work experience and academic examination of the modern methodologies.

Zornitsa Nikolova

Zornitsa Nikolova

Agile Coach, Managing Partner at Leanify

Zornitsa is an Agile coach, trainer, and mentor with long experience in IT product development and project management. She has been practicing Agile for a decade, and is a strong believer in Lean thinking and Agile values. In the past couple of years, Zornitsa is working with various teams and companies, from large enterprises to small startups, to support them with their Agile transformation in different aspects – processes, products, and leadership.

Krasimir Baylov

Krasimir Baylov

Software Architect, Virtustream

Krasimir is software architect in Virtustream and agile enthusiast. He has strong IT background with leading large and complex projects for clients like SAP, IBM and DELL. In the last few years he is focusing on software architectures as a means for delivering proper IT strategies. Krasimir is doing a PhD in Self-adaptive systems and is part-time lecturer at Sofia University.

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