Curriculum Vitae


Alex Kasitskyi is an expert in a broad range of topics including software systems design and implementation, library design, all aspects of the C++, multithreading, image processing, machine learning, and computer vision. Alex is knowledgeable in all the latest and existing technical programs, systems, concepts, and methods, and have outstanding track record in developing high-tech software solutions for different problems.

Education

  • 2010-2012: Master’s degree in System Analysis at Institute of Applied System Analysis of National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute'
  • 2006-2010: Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics obtained at Institute of Applied System Analysis of National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute'.  Bachelor's thesis 'Local optimization methods'
  • 1996-2006: Kiev Lyceum #208, classes with deeper math study

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Awards, Honors

  • Summer 2013: Intel Accelerate Your Code – second diploma.
  • Spring 2012: Intel Accelerate Your Code – WINNER.
  • September 2009: Open All-Ukrainian Collegiate Programming Contest – WINNER.
  • April 2009: ACM World finals – finalist (34th).
  • November 2008: ACM Northeastern European Region Programming Contest – 14th place.
  • September 2008: Open All-Ukrainian Collegiate Programming Contest – third diploma (5th place).
  •  April 2006: 19th All Ukrainian Olympiad in Informatics, Dnipropetrovs’k, Ukraine  second diploma. 
  • April 2005: 18th All Ukrainian Olympiad in Informatics, Rovno, Ukraine – participant.

 

Work Experience

December 2016 - Now: Chief Technology Officer at Ring Labs.


March 2016 – December 2016: Founder and CEO at Easy Portrait Inc.

Project: HDR Camera.

Algorithmic engine development, Android app development, business strategy development.

 

June 2015 – March 2016: Founder and CEO at Easy Portrait Inc.

Project: Easy Portrait Photo retouching.

Algorithmic engine development, Android app development, business strategy development.


October 2012 – May 2015: Principal Staff Software Engineer at Motorola a Google Company.

Project: Highlight Reel.

Image processing, video processing, image quality, video quality.

 

April 2011 – October 2012: Senior Research Engineer at Viewdle.

Project: Viewdle Photo SDK.

Face detection and face recognition algorithms improvement and optimization for desktop and mobile platforms.

 

January 2011 – April 2011: Software Engineer at Samsung Ukraine R&D Center.

Project: Packager / Protector.

Developing a packager/protector (C++) for Linux ELF files.

 

August 2010 – December 2010Software Engineer at Samsung Ukraine R&D Center.

Project: Multimodal Human-Computer Interfaces.

Developing cross-platform C++ library, which allows easy device interactions. Writing Android demo applications to show the library use cases.

 

September 2008 – March 2010: Jury of Kiev Olympiads in Mathematics and other Kiev mathematics competitions.

 

Skills

Good experience in C++/STL, including low-level optimization.

Good algorithm knowledge.

Programming languages: C, C++, C#, Java.

Other technologies: CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP, TBB, SSE, SQLite, TCP/IP, SVN, Jira, TeamCity, Bugzilla, Redmine, CMake.