DAY 1, 22 May
11:00 - 11:45

Track B

CEO, Microsoft RD/AI MVP


I am co-founder and CEO of DevRain, software development company. We are good at creating web, cloud, mobile and Artificial Intelligence solutions. In 2013 company was awarded as "Lead partner in creating mobile solutions on Windows Phone 8 platform" by Microsoft Ukraine. In 2019 DevRain joined the Microsoft AI Inner Circle Program.
I am co-founder and CTO of award-winning social startup DonorUA - automated blood donors recruitment and management system. We won several competitions such as Stockholm Startup Weekend: Social Innovation, IDCEE Hackathon, "Ukraine is looking for startups" and others.
I am PhD. in Computer Science. My work was connected with Data Mining, information search, NLP, AI/ML.
Awards and certifications:
1. Passed "Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure" certification exam in2019.
2. Microsoft Regional Director from 2008.
3. Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Most Valuable Professional from 2010.
4. Telerik Developer Expert (2014-2016).
6. The Best Professional in Software Architecture - Ukrainian IT award.
Open data expert in Ukrainian state agency of e-government, ex-community lead in Kyiv Smart City initiative, ex-coordinator of EGAP Challenge (contest for e-democracy IT startups), mentor of 1991 Open Data Incubator, Apps4Cities, EGAP Challenge etc.
Speaker, blogger and community lead.

Talk: Building intelligent social networks monitoring with Microsoft AI for DonorUA

Each second someone in the world needs blood. A lot of countries have a huge blood shortage. That's why a lot of blood search requests appear in social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. I will show how to build a monitoring tool for filtering such publications, extract useful information and get insights in almost real-time.