Simeon Stoychev is a technology and business leader with 18+ years of global experience in startups, middle-sized companies and public corporations. His professional experience has been focused on driving business innovation and building highly scalable innovative technologies that create a unique user experience, improve business processes and lead to a competitive advantage. Prior to the Telerik acquisition from Progress, Simeon served as the Chief Information Officer at Telerik. Simeon is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria (AmCham). As part of the leadership team of the organization, he is focused on improving the overall business climate and investment environment in Bulgaria and encouraging the sharing of best practices across industries. Simeon has an EMBA from Oxford Universityw in the UK as well as specializations in “Strategy and Innovation” and “Management and Leadership” from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US. He actively supports and works with startups as a mentor.