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Pavel Pragin


Pavel is an innovator in the fields of cloud computing, high availability, scalability, security, and application development. With over 17 years of industry experience, he has a long track record in working with cutting-edge technologies and implementing enterprise-level cloud solutions. Pavel leverages his systems engineering and management experience to ensure that customer business requirements are met. Pavel enjoys hiking, mountain biking, golf, and skiing.

Nila Ruslen


Nila has a wide range of oversight at the company. With broad experience across multiple industries including technology, healthcare, and scientific research, her primary focus within the company is to maximize continued growth. Nila holds a Doctorate and Bachelor of Science degree and graduated magna cum laude from USC. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter and enjoys all things outdoors including skiing, biking, and gardening.

Natallia Beliakova

VP, Business Development & Alliances

Natallia leads business development, strategic partnerships, channel marketing, and partner-enabled sales. With over a decade of experience in professional services, IT consulting, project management, product development, and government contracting, Natallia brings a mix of operational excellence, sales leadership, and cloud technology expertise. Natallia holds a Doctorate and Masters in Comparative Literature from SUNY, Binghamton and an executive leadership certificate from Stanford University.

Matt Whitney

VP of Sales

Matt is a proven leader in the cloud industry with over 7 years experience building teams and companies helping organizations successfully adopt the cloud. He leads our global sales organization and is responsible for our GTM strategy and execution. An Atlanta, GA native, who studied Organizational Communication at Kennesaw State University, Matt enjoys spending time with his family and supporting his favorite soccer teams, Atlanta United and Manchester United.

Jerry Schwartz

VP of Marketing

Jerry leads our global marketing team and is responsible for the company’s marketing strategy and execution of the plan to drive growth. In addition, he directs the marketing programs that support our strong AWS partnership. With over 20 years of experience, Jerry has held marketing and product marketing leadership positions at several SaaS and cloud computing companies. Jerry holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Cincinnati. Jerry enjoys biking, hiking, and family trips to Europe.

Nikita Jablonsky

VP of Finance

Nikita is responsible for the financial strategy and the day-to-day financial management of the organization. With over 15 years of experience in a broad spectrum of finance roles, he brings strong leadership and extensive knowledge of finance, risk management, and financial planning to the team. Nikita holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Statistics from UC Berkeley. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, playing tennis, and all things investing.

Viktor Kalashnikov

General Director

Viktor brings deep experience in support to his support practice lead role at ClearScale. He has worked as a manager, systems engineer, and tech lead in the past. He has launched several support call centers in his career and has vast experience running large support teams. Viktor holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and likes biking, snowboarding, and travel.

Sanjay Marya

Director of Global Sales

Sanjay is an accomplished sales professional with over a dozen years of experience in various technology firms. He is responsible for driving growth through strategic partner relationships and customer acquisition to achieve revenue targets for the firm. A Silicon Valley Native who studied Business Administration at UC Riverside and San Jose State, Sanjay enjoys live music and comedy shows, playing basketball, cooking, and traveling.

Alex Oleynikov

Director of Marketing

Alex is responsible for all marketing, communication, and business development efforts of the firm. In addition to strategic business development and lead generation efforts, he directs partner relations, branding, advertising, and content development. Alex brings over 12 years of strategic marketing experience and holds a Master’s degree in Law, and a Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia and Web Design. Alex enjoys traveling with his family, photography, and ice hockey.

Eddie Monroe

Director, Delivery and Engagements

Eddie is responsible for client satisfaction on all Professional Services engagements. With over 12 years of leading Professional Services teams, he focuses on the customer experience and process optimization. Eddie brings a wide array of experience in technical excellence and the ability to attain project results. Eddie is PMP certified and has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. He enjoys spending time with family, TV documentaries, sports, and a good restaurant.

Andrey Zakharov

Director of Systems Engineering

Andrey leads our systems teams of highly technical professionals, including competencies in AWS infrastructure, serverless technologies, and cloud-based architectures. Before, Andrey worked for over 15 years in various roles with Service Providers, starting as a system engineer and progressing to upper management level. Andrey has higher education in Computer Science and graduated with honors from an MBA program focused on Digital Transformation. In his free time, Andrey enjoys traveling with his family and cooking BBQ.

Gordon Marcus

Director of Development

Gordon has been working in the Software Engineering Industry for 21 years. He started his career as a Development Team Lead, and made his way up to the Director of Development. His strength is in the processes and methods of software development, but his true talent is in leadership. He excels at team motivation, goal setting, productivity, and efficiency. Gordon has earned a Master’s degree in Mathematics and loves algorithms and formal logic. In his spare time, Gordon enjoys nature, rollerblading, and mountain biking.

Pavel Vasilyev

Director of Solutions Architecture

Pavel is responsible for Solutions Architecture at ClearScale by working with customers and our fast-growing Solutions Architecture team every day. Pavel has more than 12 years of hands-on experience in designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems. He holds a Master's degree in Engineering and Technology in Informatics and Computer Science. Pavel joined the company bringing a toolbox of knowledge and expertise in the field of IT infrastructure and Solutions Architecture.

Jimmy Chui

Director, Customer Success

Jimmy works closely with customers throughout the project lifecycle. Customers benefit from his extensive experience in IT and in the cloud space. He is an accomplished IT leader with 18 years of experience in a broad range of IT functions relating to web operations. He has a Master's Degree in Information Systems Management from the University of San Francisco. Jimmy enjoys mountain biking, camping, and hiking with his wife and two boys.

Alina Runova

Recruiting Director

Alina brings deep Recruiting expertise with over a decade of Recruiting experience at enterprise, mid-size, and small businesses. She has led HR teams responsible for employee relations, recruiting and staffing, performance management, benefits administration, and developing policies and procedures. She holds Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Education. Alina believes life is too short to spend at a job that doesn’t make you smile, and challenge your intellect.

Inna Pushkarskaya

HR Director

Inna is an experienced HRD with 16 years of corporate experience. Her mission is in finding people's best values and aligning them with the company goals. Her passion is in helping create positive and productive atmosphere and high-performing teams. She graduated with a degree in Psychology and HR. Inna loves to travel, reading books, hiking and outdoors, especially walking in the mountains with her family and dog.

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