Board Director, Chief Technology Officer @ Web Loans Processing
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University) (MIPT)
An inspiring and commercially astute Senior Technology Leader, currently Senior Vice President of Engineering for Clearswift. As a proven product and technology leader, has a wealth of experience as CTO and Product Engineering & Product Development Lead. Expert knowledge of SaaS, Cloud and Anti-Malware innovation, is a recognised subject matter expert at developing and launching to market
An inspiring and commercially astute Senior Technology Leader, currently Senior Vice President of Engineering for Clearswift. As a proven product and technology leader, has a wealth of experience as CTO and Product Engineering & Product Development Lead. Expert knowledge of SaaS, Cloud and Anti-Malware innovation, is a recognised subject matter expert at developing and launching to market pioneering technical concepts and products to excite new and existing customers and disrupt commercial markets.
A passionate advocate of and innovator in Agile methodologies, is continuously looking to improve the business from both strategic and operational perspectives and transform engineering and product development. Is recognised for identifying innovative partnerships, M&A and new market opportunities, continuously driving technology strategy to support commercial growth and reputation.
Blends exceptional technical knowledge with a well-developed commercial understanding to drive engagement and increase understanding between teams and the wider business. Effectively influences the corporate vision whilst simultaneously improving performance via technology and inspirational leadership .
• Commercial Strategic Design & Implementation
• Product Management & Enterprise Architecture
• £Multi-Million Programme Design & Management
• M&A Negotiation & Partnership/Vendor Relations
• £Multi-Million CAPEX & OPEX Control
• SaaS, Cloud and Anti-Malware Innovation
• Technology Based Business Process Improvement
• Business Transformation & Cross Functional Engagement
• Agile Methodology Adaptation & Application
• New Concept & Emerging Market Development
SVP Engineering @ Reporting directly to CEO and a member of Senior Executive Management team, responsible for developing Clearswift’s technology and commercial vision and executing the accompanying growth strategy.
Manage the R&D department delivering cutting edge Adaptive Redaction DLP and Information Governance solutions. Led on business transformations, introducing ATERN and AGILE to improve business performance, effectively manage business continuity and provide more service driven, client solutions. Dramatically improved client satisfaction ratings and reduced internal attrition rates through improved engagement, business processes and a focus on quality assurance.
Key influencer on M&A identification and associated strategies. As subject matter expert, lead on partner identification, due diligence and R&D integration post-merger. Successfully aligned remote offices globally through introduction of e-working practices, common corporate language and identification and communication of commercial aims.
Pioneered a range of cutting edge business continuity programs to drive employee engagement and technical innovation. A member of the Patenting Committee ensuring that Clearswift remains at the top of its game in innovation and product development.
Clearswift is trusted by organizations globally to protect their critical information, giving them the freedom to securely collaborate and drive business growth. With over 3000 clients and 7million + active licenses worldwide Clearswift’s unique technology supports a straightforward and ‘adaptive’ data loss prevention solution. This technology avoids the risk of business interruption and enables organisations to have 100% visibility of their critical information 100% of the time. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Reading, United KingdomChief Technology Officer @ .As member of the board, was responsible for designing the strategic roadmap and defining technical product development objectives to support the commercial aims of delivering SaaS online retail banking platform and end to end white label banking services.
Responsible for project management, supplier and partner selection, client account management and operational control. Improved internal processes and procedures and introduced AGILE to provide a more scalable, customised client solution.
Led on business development initiatives: Established development office in Sheffield with full project management responsibility. Designed infrastructure and secured funding for 24/7 call centre in Tel Aviv and led expansion to Canadian market. From March 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 8 months) Vice President, Research & Development, Europe @ Reported directly to the CTO and member of company Science Committee. Established the company’s first European R&D Lab to facilitate the growth of SaaS on a global scale and deliver innovative product management function within B2B sales.
Delivered market leading technical excellence in anti-spam, anti-phishing, URL classification, parental control, DLP, encryption and hosted and streamed SaaS technologies. Launched Kaspersky’s first DLP Full Disk Encryption and pioneering ZETA shield engine for 0-Day malware and APT detection at carrier grade speeds.
Created and developed global team of expert security researchers as leading think tank to enhance Kaspersky’s commercial reputation.
Led on business transformation programmes via operational development, employee engagement and astute market analysis intelligence. Identified M&A targets and developed innovative technologies to support customer needs as a result. Aligned technical knowledge and improved internal communications to support AGILE development, improve commercial standing and ensure status as employer of choice. From February 2009 to March 2012 (3 years 2 months) London, United KingdomDirector / Senior Architect @ Member of Senior Management Team, leading globally dispersed, multi-functional team responsible for £multi-million development projects.
Defined and implemented pioneering technical strategy which predicted and led market needs and developments. Built operational infrastructure to support the technical road map, including robust performance metrics and governance protocols.
Developed market leading Malware detection, email and web scanning software including 0-Day (anti-APT) and Sandboxing capabilities. This was world’s first technology capable of providing 100% SLA for detecting of known and unknown malware.
Delivered global Anti-Malware Service architecture, HTTP Web Service Heuristics and SkepticThinks (24 hr threat monitoring service) and significantly increased efficiencies to reduce OPEX spend and CAPEX budget. Invented and filed patents to create commercial IP.
Created 24/7 Research and Response Team to ensure SLA adherence and establish client delivery best practice.
Provided input into technical due diligence at point of sale. From August 2005 to February 2009 (3 years 7 months) Reading, United KingdomTechnical Architect / Development Manager @ From December 2003 to August 2005 (1 year 9 months) Senior Software Engineer / Product Manager @ Led small development team designing encryption and information security products for Government clients. From December 2000 to May 2003 (2 years 6 months) Isle of Man, United KingdomSenior Software Engineer @ Led pioneering product design and development for Microsoft Exchange Anti-Virus product: a highly successful, world’s first solution which was launched to capture the growing trend of mass mailing email worms. From January 1999 to December 2000 (2 years) Moscow, Russian Federation
Certificate, Managing Technology for Innovation @ ESMT European School of Management and Technology From 2010 to 2011 MSc, Applied Mathematics and Physics @ Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University) (MIPT) From 1998 to 2000 BSc Hons 1st, Applied Mathematics and Physics @ Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University) (MIPT) From 1994 to 1998 Maksym Schipka is skilled in: Security, Patents, Cloud Computing, Thought Leadership, SaaS, Computer Security, Software Development, Idea Generation, Linux, Architecture, Software Engineering, Change Management, Reverse Engineering, Internet Security, C++