Amidst another year of growth, The Gradient welcomes three new Associate Partners. Of the three partners, two are internal promotions.
"At The Gradient, we have a unique Partner model, that lets multiple leaders take ownership of the work," says Founding Partner and CEO Denys Skrypnyk.
“By today, The Gradient was operated by three Founding Partners: Olena, Oleg, and me, who are running fairly autonomous teams and stay hands-on in every client’s project. We are welcoming new Associate Partners to make sure we have enough leadership to be directly involved in every client project. In this way, we can guarantee quality of our work as we grow as a company.”
Each of the new Associate Partners brings a wealth of experience and unique skills further strengthening our Product Strategy and Product Design capabilities.
About the new Associate Partners:
Sergei Vinderskykh – Associate Partner, London
After years of collaboration, Sergei has now joined The Gradient as an Associate Partner. He brings with him an impressive blend of entrepreneurial experience and a deep understanding of Product Strategy.
Sergei is a co-founder of Treeum, a Ukrainian fintech firm. As the company's Chief Product Officer, he has worked on prominent products like minfin.com.ua and finance.ua. In 2020, Sergei worked together with The Gradient on the investment app, Multi Invest.
Sergei’s expertise in Fintech, Insurtech, Adtech, and Media would be instrumental to The Gradient. As an Associate Partner, he will expand and strengthen our operations in the UK.
Sasha Shumylo - Associate Partner, Kyiv
Sasha Shumylo has joined The Gradient as a Product Strategist and has been a vital part of the team, bringing a wealth of experience in Product Strategy and Branding. Sasha has 13 years of experience in marketing; was a brand leader at FEDORIV agency, working with such brands as Morshynska, ICTV, Lenovo, Klitschko Foundation, and Unit City. He also has experience as an entrepreneur and founded a startup ‘Alabama. Learn English Now’ and brand consulting agency.
He is a deep believer in the power of technology to create products that not only solve client’s business needs but create value for the end users. He has proven to be an accomplished strategic problem solver and has helped grow The Gradient’s presence in Fintech, Media, and Edtech space.
Dima Koshevoi - Associate Partner, Lviv
Dima Koshevoi has been a Product Strategist at The Gradient for nearly two years, concentrating on creating a new investment product in the UAE.
With over a decade of experience in product strategy, he has expertise in communications, branding, and product development. Dima has collaborated with companies like Schonen (Healthcare), Kyivstar (Telecom), Nova Poshta, UPG, and Kolo (Retail). Additionally, he co-founded the Retail Concept Agency.
Dima's analytical process and deep understanding of customer development have consistently driven positive outcomes for clients’ businesses. His ability to tackle strategic challenges head-on has been instrumental in bolstering The Gradient's influence in the Fintech industry.
We are particularly proud that Dima and Sasha are promoted internally, originally joined The Gradient as Product Strategists.
All new Associate Partners will be working with clients on the strategic and systematic design of digital products, will collaborate with clients on product strategy and product vision, oversee the design process, and launch of new products.
“Since our founding, we’ve aimed to be the leader in bringing transformative digital products and experiences. Growing the team leadership will help us further this mission and support our clients across the full product lifecycle,” says Olena Zanichkovska, Founding Partner and Director of Product Strategy at The Gradient.
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