Eugene Prorok

  • Kiev Ukraine


IT professional with over 15 years of management and consulting experience

Areas of Expertise


Systems development management

Managing software development from startups to mature companies. People. Processes. Technology.

Technical strategy and planning

Emerging technology monitoring. Solutions architecture and design. J2EE/SOA/Cloud technology stacks.

Software development process improvement

Introducing agile methods since 2000. First CMMI Level 4 certification in Ukraine.

Portfolio and program management

Managing product portfolio in big multinational corporations. Development and application of the portfolio management framework.

Organizational design & performance management

Leading organization redesign processes. Driving company culture change. Galbraith Star Model. Baldrige Performance Excellence. Balanced Scorecard.

Business strategy & planning

Developing and implementing corporate and functional strategies. Budgeting and financial planning. MIT Sloan Delta Model. Business Model Canvas. The Lean Startup methods.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Present

Advisor to the Chairman

KM Core Technology Investment Company
  • Performing technology evaluation of new business proposals
  • Participating in corporate governance processes
  • Introduction of program management processes
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013

Director, Strategic Projects

KM Ware
  • Worked as a management board member for the IT company of 300+ employees operating in four countries
  • Was responsible for coordination of company-wide strategy development and integration of regional and functional strategies
  • Managed key strategic projects on organization development
Feb 2010 - Jul 2012

Director of R&D

KM Ware
  • As a member of top management team created new IT company focused on IT consulting, software development outsourcing and product development
  • Oversight of all product planning and development activities
  • Performed new technology assessments
May 2008 - Jan 2010

Deputy VP, Products and Technologies

SITRONICS Information Technologies
  • Performed general oversight of company's product portfolio, was responsible for financial planning and reporting on the portfolio
  • Participated in product portfolio strategy definition and implementation
  • Introduced and managed new product development process, mentoring of product managers
Nov 2006 - Apr 2008

Director of Technology, Integration Services

  • Created and led Integration Services department in the Business Consulting division, was responsible for product strategy development and implementation
  • Competence development on SOA, EDA, messaging technologies, Java portals. Hands-on experience with Oracle and IBM middleware product lines
  • Participated in all presales activities related to middleware solutions, performed R&D projects planning and monitoring
Apr 2004 - Oct 2006


  • Participated as key advisor in organization-wide activities on process definition and improvement directed towards CMMI Level 4 appraisal
  • Took part in long-term strategic planning and strategic performance management for software development and business process outsourcing departments
  • Provided day-to-day technology and process consulting for project managers and team leaders
  • Performed trainings on project management and software engineering disciplines
Feb 2003 - Mar 2004

Director, Software Engineering

Odyssey Logistics and Technology
  • Created dedicated QA department responsible for testing of two company's products
  • Worked on measurement activities that provided visibility into the software development processes and product quality
Oct 2000 - Jan 2003

Software Development Manager

RELY Software
  • Led four teams of software developers for the US IT start-up, was responsible for scheduling development activities, process monitoring and status reporting
  • Participated in product specifications reviews, performed technical feasibility analysis
  • Led architecture activities and actively participated in design reviews. Served as an expert on J2EE architecture
  • Performed configuration management activities including support for parallel development of several product releases


Jan 1994 - Jan 1999

MS, Informatics

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University


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  • Ukrainian
  • Russian