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Head of Global Operations, SVP

Yuriy Goliyad is an SVP and the Head of Global Operations at EPAM Systems, where he is responsible for global company infrastructure and shared services.

Mr. Goliyad has more than 20 years of experience in the Software Development and Software Services industries. Prior to his role at EPAM, he was co-founder of an IT Services firm operating in the U.S. and Eastern Europe, which was successfully sold in 2006. He also held multiple executive management roles in Product Development Services companies and has deep knowledge of business operations in Central & Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Mr. Goliyad received his master’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

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“Pure-play software product engineering is very quickly becoming a thing of the past. It still takes a lot of effort to master but we in EPAM no longer see it as a differentiator but rather as a foundation for becoming a true solution orchestrator. Besides quality software engineering, solution orchestration will require top notch integration, procurement, configuration, management and many other often not-technical skills... It sounds pretty simple (just as quality software engineering did just 20 years ago) but we see it as a next wave of realization of what being and staying as industry leader truly means for us.”