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A year ago, Kalina Ikonomova had little to no digital marketing experience. Today, she is a CRM Marketing Specialist at one of the most prominent Bulgarian software companies - Chaos Group. So, what changed for Kalina in the past year?
Petra has been working as an Information Developer, Tech Writer, and Content Developer since forever, as she puts it. Last year she decided it was time for a change. In the summer, she joined the Progress’ Product Marketing team. As a new addition, she had to jump in fast. Learn how Telerik Academy Upskill Digital Marketing program helped her.
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Yoanna is a copywriter at one of the big digital and PR agencies in Bulgaria. She knew all the best practices to do her job right, but it wasn’t enough for her. She wanted to build her own approach and to become a full-stack digital marketing professional. Learn how Telerik Academy’s Digital Marketing course helped her do it.
Hristo has seamlessly switched careers – going from a marketing professional to a product designer at VMware shortly after graduating from Telerik Academy’s UX/UI Design course.
After leaving Progress in the end of 2016, Telerik’s four founders – Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev, Svetozar Georgiev and Hristo Kosev, spun off the tech-ed organization they created in 2009 – Telerik Academy – into an independent company. Their idea is to transform the project into a self-sustaining business, grooming talent for all companies in the IT ecosystem, as well as to continue to train children and high school students for free. These plans include the current building.
Three years after Telerik co-founders Svetozar Georgiev and Vassil Terziev graced the cover of Forbes Magazine Bulgaria for the first time, Vassil Terziev is back on the cover of the prestigious business monthly.
There is more behind the avalanche-kind of success than just a good business model and a few smart ideas. You feel this the moment you enter the company's headquarters in Sofia's "Mladost" suburb. "In spite of being in the lime light, for us everyone working for the organization is a hero,” says Terziev.
In Bulgaria, where demand for qualified IT specialists is now outstripping the available supply, Telerik promotes itself as the only company in the country that offers free training courses. In 2009, it set up an academy for software engineers. So far 510 have enrolled — though not all stay the course — and the annual intake is rising. This year about 1,000 started the program, of whom Telerik plans to hire about 150.