Director of Engineering, Pluron, Inc.
Alexander is a Director of Engineering in Pluron Inc., the startup from Silicon Valley working on Acunote – the enterprise project management and Scrum software built with Rails. As a software engineer, team leader and project manager, Alexander has three years of experience of real world Rails application development, deployment and performance optimization.
Alexander currently lives and works in Ukraine. He holds a PhD in Project Management and is a part-time associate professor at National University of Shipbuilding.
Alexander is actively involved in the Free Software movement. He is a maintainer of the KDevelop IDE project. He has been a KDE developer since 2002, has contributed code to KOffice, KDELibs, KDevelop, including major parts of Ruby and Rails support.
Alexander contributed performance-related patches and optimizations to both Ruby and RoR.
Alexander regularly presents at conferences in Europe and Americas promoting free software, KDE and KDevelop.
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