Greetings fellow blockchain and FinTech enthusiasts! Modex and Bucharest JS Community have yet again joined forces to power an event you certainly don’t want to miss: a fireside chat between Alin Iftemi, Modex CTO, and Vlad Yatsenko, co-founder and CTO at Revolut. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 15th at TechHub Bucharest starting at 18:30.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity and join Vlad Yatsenko at a fireside chatwith Modex CTO Alin Iftemi to get a glimpse at the inner workings of one of the most successful FinTech companies in the world. Vlad will share his of experience and knowledge and paint a picture of how it is to work at the forefront of disruption in the electronic payments industry, while also underlining key-aspects of managing a team of highly skilled developers at a rapidly increasing pace set by the financial industry. Prior to co-founding Revolut, Vlad spent over a decade building financial systems for tier-one investment banks. As CTO, Vlad has been at the forefront of Revolut’s award winning technology, helping lay the foundation for the next generation banking experience.

The developer team is the engine that drives any project forward

Vlad will talk about how his expectations concerning developer teams changed during his career and how his past experiences and the challenges he had to overcome reshaped the criteria he is looking for when hiring new developers. The developer team is the engine that drives any project forward, and Revolut is no exception. Taking this into consideration, Vlad will reveal how he managed to build the technical team behind Revolut, while showcasing some of the challenges they had to overcome. Vlad will also talk about the rise of Revolut and how it evolved from just an idea to an end product, the obstacles that he and his team had to overcome during the years, as well as the unique feeling that only a couple of people experience: to work on a project where you feel that only the sky is the limit.

In the second part of the fireside chat, Vlad will talk about what it means to be CTO at a successful and rapidly expanding company, illustrating how his role as CTO changed during different stages of the company’s evolution. Due to his unique position, as both co-founder and CTO, Vlad will illustrate key differences between the two positions, underlining what activities and responsibilities a co-founder is exposed to.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to meet one of the key actors of the FinTech sphere. We’re looking forward to welcoming you at TechHub Bucharest (39–41 Nicolae Filipescu) on May 15th!

The event’s agenda:

18:30–19:00 Meet & Greet

19:00–19:45 Fireside chat with Vlad Yatsenko, Revolut co-Founder & CTO, moderated by Alin Iftemi, CTO Modex

19:45–20:00 Q&A

20:00–21:00 Networking over pizza & beers

Limited seating available, so hurry up!

About Modex

Modex, a blockchain company, is promoting the adoption of blockchain technology and strongly believes into a future built around blockchain. Modex offers fully integrated services designed to solve the last mile adoption problem of the blockchain and aims to make blockchain user-friendly for every single device or person. At Modex, we are able to innovate thanks to our incredible team of experts and we offer services for the entire blockchain technology ecosystem: Marketplace for Smart Contracts, community tools for developers and blockchain as database services for enterprises.

In over two years, using cutting-edge technologies and with a clear strategy, Modex has evolved from the world’s first app store for blockchain into a complex ecosystem designed for developers’ needs and for enterprises looking for blockchain solutions. Our mission is to spread and facilitate the adoption of blockchain into the society and to solve real world problems using this revolutionary technology.