DataArt to Speak and Exhibit at the Generis American CIO & IT Summit in Chicago

New York, May 20, 2019 — DataArt, the global technology consultancy that designs, develops, and supports unique software solutions, will be speaking and exhibiting at the CIO Summit in Chicago on May 29-30.

The Generis American CIO and IT Summit is an event centred around current trends, strategic insights and best practices in technology, cyber-security, risk management and managing talent. Discussing the topic “Blockchain Winter: the story behind the hype”, Denis Baranov and Kirill Timofeev, Principal Consultants at DataArt, will talk about ways to find the appropriate use-cases for new blockchain technology, do’s and don'ts for a first distributed ledger (DLT) project, good and bad real case scenarios from various industries, and how to use blockchain alongside current technology systems while reaping the rewards of both. This will be followed by an open discussion about the current DLT landscape.

DataArt has substantial experience in building production blockchain systems for clients, including projects on security issuance and transaction settlement, security depository and proxy voting, and a government public assistance benefits management system.

About the speakers:

Denis Baranov is a Principal Consultant at DataArt. With over 10 years of experience in the IT industry as a developer, technical architect, solution architect and IT leader, he specializes in designing and building business solutions in financial services, capital markets and fintech. Denis joined DataArt in 2008 and works from its London office. Denis is passionate about technology innovation and is currently focused on leading the development of market solutions underpinned by distributed ledger technologies such as Blockchain and AI technologies (Machine Learning.) He is actively engaged in projects and communities both inside and outside DataArt, and is a regular speaker and contributor at various conferences. Denis holds a PhD in computer science from Lomonosov Moscow State University, and has an MS in Applied Mathematics, Informatics & Mechanics.

Kirill Timofeev is a recognized expert and thought leader in innovation and new technologies in the financial services sector. As a Software Project Manager at DataArt, he has delivered enterprise-grade projects for some of the world’s largest financial services and capital markets, including a securities settlement platform and a digital money solution for payments and FX. Kirill has authored numerous articles on cutting-edge technologies, is a regular participant in blockchain conferences and communities, and an active commentator on uses of Blockchain in Fintech. Based in New York, Kirill joined DataArt in 2007 as a software developer and quickly advanced to become a Software Project Manager. Prior to joining DataArt, Kirill worked for several academic institutions. He holds an MS in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from St. Petersburg ITMO University in Russia.

Event details:

Booth D



5300 N. River Road, Rosemont

Illinois, 60018

About DataArt:

DataArt is a global technology consultancy that designs, develops and supports unique software solutions, helping clients take their businesses forward. Recognized for their deep domain expertise and superior technical talent, DataArt teams create new products and modernize complex legacy systems that affect technology transformation in select industries.

DataArt has earned the trust of some of the world’s leading brands and most discerning clients, including Nasdaq, Travelport, Ocado, Centrica/Hive, BetfairPaddyPower, IWG, Univision, Meetup and Apple Leisure Group among others. DataArt brings together expertise of over 2,800 professionals in 22 locations in the US, Europe, and Latin America.


About the Generis American CIO and IT Summit:

The Generis American CIO and IT Summit is an event designed to provide IT executives with current trends, strategic insights and best practices in trending technology, cyber-security, risk management and managing talent.

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Ghillie Little

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