Chris Dykstra is a serial technology and media entrepreneur, community leader, and artist. He is a founding partner and CEO of Warecorp, an international software engineering, and consulting company working with impact entrepreneurs and change agents; founder and president of Drupal Squad; co-founder of The UpTake, an acclaimed non-profit online video news organization, and founder and publisher of The Contributor, an online, daily publication of the work of an international network of bloggers. Prior to becoming a serial entrepreneur, Chris helped General Motors, Renault, Subaru, Invesmart, SBLI USA, Ricoh, Zurich and Compaq break new frontiers in usable, branded online selling on the web. As Vice President of EPAM Systems, he led Executive Strategy, Information Architecture, UI Design, Creative Direction, Business Analysis, and CMS engagements for West Publishing, SBLI, Alloy.com, Target, Lasvegas.com and Aeromexico.com. He lives in Minneapolis.
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Lee Rogas has over 20 years of experience working with online marketing strategies and user experience projects. An early adopter of the internet, he had his first browser in 1994. At Digitas, Mr. Rogas consulted as an eMarketing strategist, information architect and creative director for such clients as Kraft, IBM, Dell, Disney Interactive, Fidelity Investments. At FirePond, he led an interactive team of 40 generating $15 million in bookings for clients such as Sikorsky Aircraft, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, SBLI, Freightliner and Investmart. As Marketing Manager at General Mills he provided thought leadership and customer-centric solutions to overcome time and budgetary limitations delivering bottom line results for Betty Crocker, Bisquick and Pillsbury websites.
Mr. Rogas holds a MS in Communications Management with a concentration in Emerging Technologies from Simmons College in Boston.
Roman was dealing with software development 19+ years starting 1991. He was participating in devopment and implementation of software solutions for Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Colgate-Palmolive, Ford UK, Scania UK, ABB, ТНК, Danfoss, РУСАЛ etc. Roman Grishkevich graduated from Belorussian Polytechnic Institute.
Director of Software Development
Stas is a graduate of Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics. During his 4th year as a student, he started his carrier as a software testing and quality assurance engineer. After 6 years leading QA teams, he became Warecorp’s Director of Software Development. Stas is responsible for delivering all Warecorp projects on time and on budget.
Director of Drupal Services
Vitaly started his IT career at Warecorp. He began working as Junior HTML coder and worked his way up to project manager then head of front-end development. Now, Vitaly leads Drupal Development at Warecorp, which includes all services provided by Drupal Squad.
Mihail started software development in 1997 at school on ASM for Z80 processor as a hobby. Being a 2th year student of Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics he started his carrier as a software developer of medical education software and computer vision tools. In 2007, his team developed the largest and most successful shopping portal in Belarus. Mihail provides technical leadership and strategy for all Warecorp initiatives.