Join us as we delve into Yoana Raychinova's professional growth and self-discovery journey. From IT Project Manager to Senior Software Engineer at HedgeServ, her career leap showcases the transformative power of Telerik Academy Alpha and the endless possibilities it brings.Read the story
Welcome to our "Meet the Team" blog post series, where we introduce you to the amazing people behind our company! Who are they? Today, we introduce you to two of them - Irina Lilova & Tsvetozar CherkezovRead the story
Until 5 years ago, Svetla Ivanova’s educational and professional background had been entirely in the finance sector. After deciding to switch careers, she went from a finance expert to a software developer with the help of Telerik Academy. Shortly after graduating from our professional program for master junior talent, Svetla joined Bede Gaming and has been part of their software engineering team ever since.
An alumnus of the Harvard University and the German Film Academy in Berlin, Ivan Ivanov had a film directing career. When he decided to come back to Bulgaria, however, he realized he needed to pursue a more steady occupation. With previous experience in tech but no real-world programming skills, Ivan joined Telerik Academy Alpha to bring his personal story to a happy end.
Our partners from Leanplum more than doubled their Bulgarian team last year and plan on keeping the growth for 2019. To learn more about the company, its goals and culture, we sat and talked with Vassil Yordanov, Senior Product Designer at Leanplum.
Georgi Georgiev was studying Informatics and Cybersecurity in Saarbrücken, Germany, when he first heard of the then brand new 6-month program for a successful career start in IT - Telerik Academy Alpha. Eager to pursue a career in Bulgaria – it didn’t take long for Georgi to put his academic studies on hold, came back to Bulgaria and apply to Telerik Academy Alpha. Immediately after graduating it, he landed his dream job at Tick42.
According to the latest BASSCOM annual study of the Bulgarian software industry, the number of employees in it has increased with 15% compared to last year. This makes for a staggering 3,563 new jobs in the hottest sector in the country. At the same time, just 12,9% of all students are pursuing STEАM degrees. Does this mean the gap between companies’ needs and professionals available on the market will keep widening even further? It doesn’t have to.
"We set ourselves quite ambitious goals. One of them is to be among the 3 largest private academies in the world in 10 years and to be able to cover 30% of the market," Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.
We are happy that Telerik Academy and our programs have been recognized in an international competition that aims to recognize organizations, initiatives and individuals that have a positive impact on the future of Europe.
Generation Z will be among the founders of the professions of the future. They grew up in a digital world. How this generation learns and why life-long learning is critical for them, part of the Telerik Academy team shared for Karieri.bg.
Telerik Academy won two awards from the Forbes Business Awards 2023 - "Company of 2023 - Services" and a finalist in the "Employer of 2023" category. These awards are important because they recognize us for our work and the impact we have on people's lives and the entire IT industry.
"In 2023, we face new, even more ambitious goals, and Alexander is the missing piece of the puzzle to achieve them. With his experience in developing new market niches and creating successful products in competitive sectors, we will take our products to the next level and scale," Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.