The European financial industry is going through a serious transformation, where outdated systems are being replaced
NEW YORK, LONDON, MUNICH & WROCLAW – May 6, 2015 – Fast-growing technology consulting and end-to-end solution company DataArt today announced further expansion in Western Europe, with the opening of offices in Munich, Germany and Wroclaw, Poland. The move brings the DataArt global location count to 15.
DataArt reported record-breaking revenue in 2014, a significant part of which came from European clients. With business in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) doubling last year, the latest expansion responds to market demands and aims to provide the assurance of an on-the-ground service for clients based in those countries.
“The new move responds to increasing demand in the region and is in line with our commitment to working in partnership with our clients,” said Alexei Miller, Managing Director, DataArt New York. “Continental Europe now has significant demand for our services and we anticipate that this is likely to increase following the expansion. We are currently investing in building solutions that have local ‘flavor’.”
The Munich office will initially focus on projects in the financial services, media and IoT sectors.
“The European financial industry is going through a serious transformation, where outdated systems are being replaced and disruptive technologies have permeated all areas of the banking sector,” said Steve Pscheid of DataArt Deutschland.
“At the same time, the IoT revolution has changed the thinking and the landscape in many industries, especially in automotive and home appliances. This is a perfect time for DataArt to make its mark in Germany, where many potential clients could benefit from DataArt’s expert service offerings.”
The Wroclaw office opening comes less than a year after DataArt launched its first Polish R&D center in Lublin, which has grown to 100 employees.
“Poland continues to be one of the best choices for DataArt in terms of cultural affinity, technical expertise and cost considerations,” said Mikhail Zavileysky, General Manager at DataArt. “Located in western Poland, Wroclaw was chosen for its reputable Technical University, well known for producing world class engineers. We aim to foster an innovative ecosystem with local universities, advancing our Open Source and R&D projects in the areas of IoT, healthcare and financial technology.”
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Notes to editors
The Munich office will provide a full line of services, from sales to strategic tech consulting, local project management and support.
Steve Pscheid - has been a professor of digital media, Internet technologies and online marketing for over 20 years, and is a founder of several startups. Over the course of his career he has consulted for BMW, Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, for several banks and ad agencies, as well as for major VC companies on their portfolio strategy.
Per Eder is a serial-entrepreneur and has been a consultant for the online and media industries for two decades. He built an international media production agency, which served such clients as Mercedes, BMW, Deutsche Bank, Siemens and McDonalds, and later founded an online-gaming software company, which he successfully sold.
In 2013 Eder and Pscheid founded a near-shore software development company to support their consulting projects.
Primarily aimed at R&D.
George Krementsky, former head of DataArt Kiev will lead Wroclaw operations.
Besides new local hires, a number of existing DataArt’s employees will relocate to Wroclaw, following DataArt’s recent announcement that its service offering will include managed support.
DataArt is a technology consulting firm that creates end-to-end solutions, from concept and strategy, to design, implementation and support, helping global clients in the financial services, healthcare, hospitality, media and IoT sectors achieve important business outcomes. Rooted in deep domain knowledge and technology expertise, DataArt designs new products, modernizes enterprise systems and provides managed services delivered by outstanding development teams in the U.S., UK, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America. As a recognized leader in business and technology services, DataArt has earned the trust of some of the world’s leading brands and most discerning clients, including McGraw-Hill Financial, Coller Capital, BankingUp, Ocado, artnet, Betfair, SkyScanner, Collette Vacations, Booker and Charles River Laboratories.
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