Taras Kytsmey is the Co-Founder and Board Member of SoftServe.
Mr. Kytsmey is actively engaged in the Ukrainian IT community; in 2011 and 2016 he was elected as the President of the IT Association of Ukraine. He is known as a visionary leader and advocate for high quality, accessible IT education in Ukraine, the implementation of innovative IT education programs.
Taras is a Senator of the Ukrainian Catholic University and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Ivan Franko National University (Lviv).
Mr. Kytsmey graduated from the Applied Mathematics Faculty of Lviv National Ivan Franko University and obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science with thesis in Fuzzy Database Systems, and in 2012 he completed Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program. From 1992 until 2002, Mr. Kytsmey worked as a professor at the Lviv National Polytechnic University.