Entrepreneurship in the Tech Sector: Victoria Livschitz, Founder, Grid Dynamics

Entrepreneurship in the Tech Sector: Victoria Livschitz, Founder, Grid Dynamics

by Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship

Lecture Entrepreneurship Student Life Digital Event

Fri, 14 Aug 2020

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Join us on August 14 at 1 p.m. ET via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with  Victoria Livschitz (CWR '94), Founder, Grid Dynamics. She will discuss her career journey and entrepreneurship in the technology sector.

In 2006, Livschitz founded Grid Dynamics, a leading provider of technology consulting, agile co-creation and scalable engineering and data science services for Fortune 500 corporations undergoing digital transformation. She served as its CEO for 7 years and transitioned to the role of CTO in 2015. Today, she serves as Executive Vice President of Customer Success to lead Grid Dynamics through its next phase of growth.

This conversation will be facilitated by Case Western Reserve University student Josh Nagler (CWR '23), who is pursuing his BA in Economics and Computer Science.

To join the Zoom Webinar follow this link  https://cwru.zoom.us/j/91361246638?pwd=VjIzTDlRQkFxRGNaSkUvUVVmQzZNZz09.

We will also be broadcasting this roundtable and future roundtables to LinkedIn Live on CWRU Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship's LinkedIn page on August 14 at 1 p.m.



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Victoria Livschitz

Founder and EVP of Customer Success

Grid Dynamics

https://www.linkedin.com/in/victorialivschitz/

Victoria Livschitz founded Grid Dynamics in 2006 to bring new big ideas - cloud, open-source, DevOps and big data - to large enterprises. Under her leadership, Grid Dynamics became a successful, fast-growing engineering IT services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. In 2015, Victoria transitioned to the role of Chief Technology Officer, and in October 2019, Victoria took on her current role as the Executive Vice President of Customer Success to lead the organization through the next phase of growth.

Prior to founding Grid Dynamics, Victoria spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems in a variety of technical leadership positions including Principal Architect of SunGrid, the world's first public cloud; Senior Scientist at Sun Labs; Chief Architect of Financial and Automotive Services; and Chief Architect of General Motors. Victoria started her career as an HPC engineer for Ford Motor Company. Victoria received numerous awards for engineering excellence, including Sun Systems Engineer of the Year and Ford Chairman’s Award, and holds several patents. Victoria graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University and attended graduate programs at Purdue University and Stanford University.


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