About
Grid Dynamics

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Grid Dynamics is wholly owned by Automated Systems Holdings Limited, a publicly traded Bermuda company (Hong Kong Stock Exchange 00771) and subsidiary of Beijing Teamsun Technology Co., Ltd, a publicly traded Chinese company (Shanghai Stock Exchange 600410-SH).

Executive Team

The Grid Dynamics executive team brings together the company’s original team (which has been successfully building Grid Dynamics from the start) and industry veterans who have joined the company in recent years to help take Grid Dynamics to the next level.

Leonard Livschitz

Chief Executive Officer

Leonard Livschitz is Grid Dynamics’ CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors.  He is a seasoned high-tech executive and serial entrepreneur, and a pioneer of LEDs for automotive and general lighting applications.
Leonard has over 18 years of experience in the high tech industry. He has held  executive and management roles in sales, marketing, business development, and R&D with Philips Lumileds Lighting, LED Engin, Visteon Lighting, and Ford Motor Company. Prior to joining Grid Dynamics as CEO, Leonard founded the LED solutions company Luxera, and prior to that served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for LED Engine. Leonard holds a Masters of Science degree in Systems and Control Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kharkov State Polytechnic University, Ukraine.

Victoria Livschitz

Founder and CTO

Victoria Livschitz founded Grid Dynamics in 2006 in order to bring big, new ideas — open source, clouds, and big data — to large enterprises. Under her leadership, Grid Dynamics became a successful, fast-growing engineering IT services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. In 2015, Victoria transitioned to the role of Chief Technology Officer. 

Prior to founding Grid Dynamics, Victoria spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems in a variety of technical leadership positions including Principal Architect of SunGrid, the world's first public cloud; Senior Scientist at Sun Labs; and Chief Architect of Financial and Automotive Services; and Chief Architect of General Motors. Victoria started her career as HPC engineer for Ford Motor Company. Victoria received numerous awards for engineering excellence, including Sun Systems Engineer of the Year and the Ford Chairman’s Award. Victoria graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University and attended graduate programs at Purdue University and Stanford University.

Tim Noel

Vice President, Finance

Tim joined Grid Dynamics in October, 2015 and brings over 20 years experience as a financial executive in software, Internet, and manufacturing companies. He has provided the direction and leadership needed to build and lead strong finance and accounting organizations.  
Before coming to Grid Dynamics, Tim was the Vice President of Finance and Administration at iSystems LLC, a leading developer of payroll, tax, and human capital management software. Prior to his time at iSystems, he was CFO of Critical Path, Inc., a provider of messaging software solutions to telecommunication companies across the globe.
Tim joined Critical Path in 2004 as Vice President/Corporate Controller, and was promoted to CFO in 2008. Before Critical Path, he was the Corporate Controller of Netopia, Inc., which developed and manufactured broadband modems, routers, and gateways. Tim also served in various other financial roles at Netopia between 1995 and 2004. Prior to Netopia, he held financial positions at Veriflo Corporation and Farallon Communications, Inc. He graduated from St. Michael’s College in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

Rahul Bindlish

VP of Sales

A highly accomplished professional with more than 20 years of experience, Rahul Bindlish has led several sales and consulting teams. He is an innovative leader who has delivered significant value in merchandising, supply chain management, omnichannel commerce, mobility, and analytics for Fortune 500 retailers in the US. He excels in building high-performing teams, developing deep customer relationships, and driving cross-functional teams to solve complex business challenges.

Vadim Kozyrkov

Vice President, Service Delivery

Vadim joined Grid Dynamics in February, 2014. He has over 20 years of technology and program management expertise. His experience spans a broad range of projects; from custom-built applications to large ERP implementations for automotive and aerospace customers in the USA and South Africa. Immediately prior to joining Grid Dynamics, Vadim was President of Aculocity LLC, which he grew tenfold over seven years in both headcount and revenue while maintaining consistent profitability. Before Aculocity, he worked for GMSA, based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and the GVW Group based in Chicago. Vadim graduated from Moscow State University in 1987 with a Masters of Science in Physics. In 1994 he earned a PhD in Physics from the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and In 2000 he received an MBA from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Stan Klimoff

Technical Fellow and Vice President of Cloud Services

Stan is responsible for the vision and technology behind Grid Dynamics' cloud service offerings. He brings over a decade of experience in programming languages, distributed computing, networking, and technology management. Stan was one of the first Grid Dynamics employees. Prior to his current role, Stan ran the Grid Dynamics research and development activities, and helped design cloud offerings for technology leaders such as Cisco, eBay, and Seagate. He also led the creation of next-generation cloud products for technology companies across a wide range of industries, including security and compliance, enterprise storage, and high-performance computing. Stan holds a master's degree in computer engineering from the Saratov State University in Russia.

Yury Gryzlov

VP of Global Operations

Yury Gryzlov joined Grid Dynamics in 2007 as the company’s first QA Manager, and quickly established himself as a talented and versatile operations manager. As the company grew, Yury took on ever-increasing responsibilities, leading to his current role as Senior Director of Global Operations, where he is in charge  of all facets of the company's overseas operations, including finance, legal, HR, IT, office management, purchasing, and recruiting. Previously, Yury served as VP of Operations in Russia and was responsible for all aspects of our people strategy including hiring, developing, and retaining Grid Dynamics personnel in Russia. Prior to that, Yury was Deputy Director of the Saratov Engineering center, where he managed all daily operations. He  holds a Masters of Science degree in Biophysics with honors from Saratov State University, Russia.

Board of Directors

Leonard Livschitz

Chief Executive Officer

Leonard Livschitz is Grid Dynamics’ CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors.  He is a seasoned high-tech executive and serial entrepreneur, and a pioneer of LEDs for automotive and general lighting applications.
Leonard has over 18 years of experience in the high tech industry. He has held  executive and management roles in sales, marketing, business development, and R&D with Philips Lumileds Lighting, LED Engin, Visteon Lighting, and Ford Motor Company. Prior to joining Grid Dynamics as CEO, Leonard founded the LED solutions company Luxera, and prior to that served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for LED Engine. Leonard holds a Masters of Science degree in Systems and Control Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kharkov State Polytechnic University, Ukraine.

Victoria Livschitz

Founder and CTO

Victoria Livschitz founded Grid Dynamics in 2006 in order to bring big, new ideas — open source, clouds, and big data — to large enterprises. Under her leadership, Grid Dynamics became a successful, fast-growing engineering IT services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. In 2015, Victoria transitioned to the role of Chief Technology Officer. 

Prior to founding Grid Dynamics, Victoria spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems in a variety of technical leadership positions including Principal Architect of SunGrid, the world's first public cloud; Senior Scientist at Sun Labs; and Chief Architect of Financial and Automotive Services; and Chief Architect of General Motors. Victoria started her career as HPC engineer for Ford Motor Company. Victoria received numerous awards for engineering excellence, including Sun Systems Engineer of the Year and the Ford Chairman’s Award. Victoria graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University and attended graduate programs at Purdue University and Stanford University.

Eric Benhamou

Board Member

Eric Benhamou has over 38 years of experience in the IT industry, including 12 years as an  active venture capitalist. He founded Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) in 2003, where he served as Managing Director and made active investments in early-stage Silicon Valley IT firms focused on the global enterprise and telecommunications markets. BGV has invested in Swan Labs (F5), Dasient (TWTR), Voltaire (MLNX), and Finjan (FNJN). Eric has an MS from Stanford University’s School of Engineering, a Diplôme d’Ingénieur and a Doctorate from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Paris. He also holds several honorary doctorates and international awards.

Mr. Wang Yueou, Leon

Board Member

Mr. Wang Yueou has been Executive Director of Automated Systems (H.K.) Limited (ASL) since September 2015. Mr. Wang joined ASL in 2011 as financial controller. He has been the Chief Financial Officer and the Joint Company Secretary of the Company since 2013 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Wang is currently a director of certain ASL subsidiaries and an associate of ASL (i.e. the directorship of i-Sprint), the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Carnation Software Ltd., a subsidiary of Teamsun. Previously, Mr. Wang was the Chief Financial Officer and a board secretary of Guangzhou Headway Technology Co., Ltd., and a regional finance manager (China) of Wistron Information Technology & Services Corporation.

Mr. Wang holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Accounting from Jinan University, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Wales, United Kingdom and an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration from Research Institute of Tsinghua University.

Ms. Shuo Zhang

Board Member

Shuo currently is the CEO and management partner of Renascia Partners, a M&A consulting firm that focuses on TMT strategic development.  She is a strong business leader with over 26 years of success in building businesses and organizations, including extensive experience in semiconductor business management and strategic business development.  Shuo has an excellent track record in domestic and international partnership establishments.

She is also an Advisory Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV).  She serves as the supervisory board director of Ampleon, one of the recent Chinese semiconductor acquisitions.  She is also a Board Director of Glo AB.  Previously,  she worked in the capacity of Business General Manager,  as well as holding various executive and management positions at Cypress Semiconductors, Avago Technologies (Broadcom), Altera Corporation and LSI Logic during her career.

Global Offices

Menlo Park, CA, USA

4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 220, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States
+1 (650) 523-5000

Saratov, Russia

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+7 (8452) 67-4878

Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Kharkiv, Ukraine

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Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv, 79000, Market Square, 26,  Ukraine
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