With a Master degree in management and economics and background in IT, Mr. Montik went a long way from a web design studio founder, carwash owner, bank corporate manager and international oil trading company regional manager to the founder and CEO of SoftSwiss.
After graduating from the Belarusian State University in 2005, Ivan started his career as a corporate client manager at Priorbank JSC, Raiffeisen Group. From 2008 to 2010, he was successfully heading Belarus representative office of Bigmir.net, the largest Ukrainian media portal. In 2009 Ivan signed the European Charter on the Freedom of Press in Hamburg. In 2010 he took part in the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium, the international forum for the role and impact of the media in international affairs promoting democracy and freedom of expression and speech. Mr. Montik is one of the founders of the European Center for the Freedom of Press.
Having accumulated significant experience in management and IT, in 2008 he founded SoftSwiss. It was Ivan’s initiative to introduce SoftSwiss online gaming auction platform to the market in 2010. The product had success and revealed wide growth opportunities in the area of Internet gaming. Company’s next product, online casino platform, was presented in London at ICE Totally Gaming 2013 and was appraised by industry leaders for outstanding game design and high security. Now, the company is offering a turnkey solution for starting an online casino and is planning to expand its business by developing a mobile version of the platform and offering a variety of additional games.
Ivan is responsible for company operations, finances, development and strategic planning. His profound knowledge of business analysis, project and production management, as well as sales and marketing has contributed greatly to the company success.
Max’s role is to establish contacts with prospective partners and build fruitful relationships leading to a smooth project launch and operation. He also oversees marketing and customer care at SoftSwiss.
A graduate of Belarus State University of Economics with a major in International Business, Max also spent a year on a business school campus in Minnesota, USA pursuing various courses to complement his knowledge.
With a mixed professional background in Business Intelligence and corporate sales, Max strives for a holistic approach where all teams within the company are in tune and contribute efficiently to the end result for the company and its clients.
With over 15 years of experience in such spheres of IT as software development, system administration and quality assurance, Mr. Yaikov plays the leading role in addressing technology issues and supervising all projects run by SoftSwiss. After winning the Republican Contest in Mathematics and Programming, Dmitry got admitted to the Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Department of Belarussian State University. Having implemented multiple projects of high complexity in such spheres as IT security and finance, he became the Founder and Head of Technology at SoftSwiss. Responsible for managing all phases of project lifecycle, Mr. Yaikov has successfully run and monitored SoftSwiss most important projects, acted as a project enabler, and played a key role in setting up efficient PM and development processes.
SoftSwiss has been operating in the market of eCommerce and iGaming since 2008. With the advanced technical expertise and extensive knowledge of the industry, we deliver high-quality projects for clients worldwide. SoftSwiss online casino is a unique tool introduced by SoftSwiss to enable businesses start their way in iGaming.