Nikolay is one of the most recognized IT managers in Bulgaria. He has performed the roles of CEO of one of the biggest Bulgarian ICT companies (Information Services Plc, 500+ employees) where he managed large scale ICT projects for the government, advisor to the to the Minister of Transport, IT and Communications, and CTO at one of the biggest e-Payment service providers in Bulgaria (eBG.bg). He is the Chairman of the Bulgarian Association for Information Security. Nikolay enjoys working with students in the IT field and has been an Associate Professor at the Sofia University, Computer Science Department since 2001. Since 2016, he has been developing his own business – company Tixi – a technological provider experienced in intelligent transport systems and electronic payments, which operates in several cities across Bulgaria and also in Chicago (USA). It is focused on providing modern integrated solutions which allow customers to seamlessly move from place to place by only using their smart phones and gathering all types of needed transportation services (booking, paying and using public transport, taxi, parking). It also helps businesses in optimizing their operations and attracting more customers.