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The LEDAS Team

Alexey Ershov, Chief Executive Officer

Alexey Ershov

Chief Executive Officer

Since joining LEDAS in 1999, Alexey Ershov has participated in numerous mathematical software projects in different areas, such as theoretical concepts of sub-definite computations based on constraint propagation, and in practical CAD problems, like part and assembly design, motion simulation, and direct modeling. In 2007 Alexey Ershov received his PhD in geometric constraint solving. He has published twenty scientific papers.
For several years, Dr Ershov was the key developer and manager of several science-intensive software development projects for different CAD/CAM vendors. He was the head of the team of LGS geometric constraint solver in 2006-2011. In October 2011, Dr. Ershov is appointed Chief Executive Officer of LEDAS. He still supervises the most important LEDAS contracts on software development services.

Evgeny Kuznetsov, Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder

Evgeny Kuznetsov graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics at Novosibirsk State University, where he later took additional studies in the fields of securities transactions and methods of organizing new enterprises. Upon graduation, Mr. Kuznetsov built his professional career in management and finances. He was elected mayor of Novosibirsk Akademgorodok in 1990-91. Mr. Kuznetsov organized a number of major academic and business ventures, in which he held senior managerial and financial positions. In 1993-1994, he was Director of Development for SibStroy Bank, and later he provided consulting services in the field of finance.
In 1999, he co-founded LEDAS together with David Levin, and now holds the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Ivan Rykov, Chief Technology Officer

Ivan Rykov

Chief Technology Officer

From 2004, Ivan Rykov participated in various LEDAS projects, such as the development of a scheduling engine and a motion simulation solver. Most of his time was spent on solving geometric constraint satisfaction problems. Since 2006, he has been managing development of a 2D component of LEDAS geometric solver LGS. In October 2011 Ivan Rykov was appointed Chief Technology Officer of LEDAS. He is the head of the software development team working for JETCAM, the leading CAM vendor.
Dr Rykov graduated from the mechanics and mathematics departments of Novosibirsk State University. He combined work with post-graduate research in the discrete optimization laboratory at the Sobolev Institute of Mathematics. In 2009, he received his PhD in physics and mathematics specializing in discrete mathematics and mathematical cybernetics.

Nikolay Snytnikov, Chief Operating Officer

Nikolay Snytnikov

Chief Operating Officer

After graduating from Novosibirsk State University in 2003 with a Bachelor degree, Nikolay started to work at LEDAS as a software developer in an innovative project dedicated to collaborative design in CAD. Since that time he has been involved in a variety of software projects as a developer and manager. In particular, during several years he was the head of the team of about ten persons working on a long-term R&D project for one of the leaders of CAD/PLM market. Nikolay also has experience as a manager of localization and consulting services.
In parallel to his work in LEDAS he received a Master degree (2005) and a PhD degree (2009) in the field of mathematical modeling and numerical simulation. He is an author of PLM market reviews on isicad.ru.

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