iTechArt Bets Big on Fintech with Launch of new Practice and Center of Excellence



iTechArt, a global industry-leading software development company, announced the launch of its fintech practice and fintech center of excellence, headed by financial tech veterans, Andrew Haines, Global Head of Fintech, and Ravi Srikantan, Senior Advisor, to help companies design and build scalable solutions for the complex problems of fast-growing tech companies and startups.

“Financial technology demands are surging and becoming more complex from a wider range of companies regarding maturation and sectors,” said Sergei Kovalenko, co-founder and CEO of iTechArt. “With these demands, I’m confident that Andrew and Ravi will spearhead our new fintech practice to bring domain-specific strategic business advisory, coupled with the engineering power of our fintech specialists within our fintech center of excellence in Poland.”

iTechArt fintech practice

Aimed at meeting companies at any maturation stage and in every industry, iTechArt’s new fintech practice will bring greater value to its custom software development services with a strategic advisory and consulting services to tackle business-critical issues. Bringing more than five decades of combined experience, Andrew Haines and Ravi Srikantan pair technical expertise and business acumen to inform the development of disruptive technologies and advise both mature and startup organizations.

Previously long-time clients of iTechArt, Andrew and Ravi bring a wealth of knowledge and experiences across all sectors and functions of financial tech, dating to before the inception of fintech. The sectors iTechArt will serve include analytics and Big Data, personal finance, consumer and business lending, real estate and mortgage, and wealth management and capital markets.

“We’re just hitting the tip of the iceberg in what’s possible in the fintech arena,” said Andrew Haines, Global Head of Fintech of iTechArt. “Working with iTechArt’s existing roster of high-caliber fintech clients and bringing in new, disruptive companies, we will architect and deliver innovative solutions to address complex situations that will shape the future of fintech.”

iTechArt fintech center of excellence

To service the increased demand for fintech solutions and development, iTechArt has opened its fintech center of excellence — based in Polandone of the top three financial leaders in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with a global delivery team of fintech specialists. The Poland hub will be supervised by Michał Bobczyński, Fintech Program Manager, and Paweł Cebula, Software Delivery Unit Manager, and led globally by Andrew and Ravi to tackle today’s most dynamic areas of fintech: blockchain and cryptocurrencies, data engineering, payments, and capital markets.

Find out more about iTechArt’s new fintech practice — or connect via LinkedIn or Twitter.