Slava Kritov


Information Technology – Software Development – Strategic Planning


Slava Kritov brings more than two decades of technology management expertise in fast paced high growth environments. Prior to joining Expert Markets Slava was running operations at Five9, Inc.- leading SaaS call center provider. Before Five9, Slava was with Symantec's CTO office Technology Scouting group where he evaluated hundreds of emerging technologies for acquisition and integration purposes. Earlier in his career Slava built worldwide infrastructure for Netli - application acceleration company acquired by Akamai, and led the IT operation team at Genesys Telecommunication Labs. Prior to Genesys, Slava worked for Apple Computer bringing technology to developing markets, and United Nations - providing internet access to emerging democracies.

Slava serves as an adviser at a number of various stage startups and non-profit organizations, and acts as a technology management consultant to investment funds and Fortune 500 companies.

Slava holds an MSc from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, as well as numerous patents in network security and data protection areas.


°         Passionate about Technology Management, Architecture & Integration

°         Strategic, visionary manager

°         Problem Solving and Decision Making

°         Manage change and motivate people at high growth environments

°         Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

°         Security, Identity Management, Data Protection

°         Distributed application architecture

°         IPO and startup mentoring

°         Global IT Delivery & Project Management

°         Projections, Budgeting & Cost Control

°         OEM licensing

°         Organizational & Staff Development

°         Advanced Technology Research

°         Leading Edge Software Development

°         Strategic Business Planning, Alliance Development, Analysis & Consulting

°         Mergers and Acquisitions