Plus one: Ciklum joins Lviv IT Cluster

20 Oct, 2016 1

October – is a month of great news! Another company – Ciklum has just become a member of Lviv IT Cluster.

Ciklum global IToutsourcing company with Danish roots, founded in 2002. The company focuses on software development for product IT companies, cloud technologies, data science. Moreover, Ciklum has its own R&D-lab for development of Internet of Things.

The company employs 3000 people. In 2015 George Soros Fund became one of the company’s investors. The company is listed in the 2016 Global Outsourcing 100 by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. It is represented with 23 offices in 10 countries.
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Representatives of Ciklum see lots of benefits in joining Lviv IT Cluster. First of all, a Cluster member company gets permanent representation of their interests in local authorities. Secondly, member-companies can influence the development of IT-industry in the city through representation in the Council on Competitiveness of Lviv. Moreover, the Cluster enables companies to jointly implement projects or respond to threats that occur in the external environment.

Marina Vyshegorodskikh, VP, HR & Organisational Development comments:

This decision was a logical step in Ciklum’s efforts to promote the development of IT-ecosystem in Ukraine since Lviv IT Cluster makes a lot of initiatives for its effective formation. Our company has a sufficient understanding of the Cluster’s work and professionalism of its team. We saw that the Cluster’s project activity is aimed at socially important industries – education, law, infrastructure. Ciklum and Lviv IT Cluster share common values – this was also an important criterion for us. That’s why we decided to join the organization. We believe that by our joint efforts we can contribute to making IT-industry in Ukraine an engine for economy and a magnet for highly-skilled professionals”.

CEO of Lviv IT Cluster Stepan Veselovskyi agrees that Ciklum is heading the same way as the Cluster:

We are really happy to welcome such motivated partners as Ciklum in our team. We believe, that together with this company, we can reach new heights in the field of IT development. Employees of the company are willing to actively get involved in our projects, so we will use this potential to make the projects even bigger, of better quality and more effective”.

You can find more details about Ciklum on the company’s website.