Erol heads Imagineer Technology Group with over 20 years of programming and business experience. He founded Imagineer Technology Group in 1998 after working to develop and implement back office technology platforms for small and mid-sized businesses. Over this time, he has worked closely with many asset management firms of all sizes, as well as service providers to the financial industry, to understand and architect solutions for their operational needs and business challenges. In line with his founding vision for Imagineer, he has helped launch platforms that allow fund managers to leverage technology to increase operational efficiency and focus on their core business of investing. Erol completed his BS in Engineering at Cooper Union College.
Mark joined Imagineer Technology Group in October 2011 as Principal. As part of the senior management team, Mark is involved in helping set the strategic and product direction for the firm and managing key business and client relationships. Mark has 25 years of experience in the investment industry having spent 10 years in asset management and as an investment consultant before getting involved on the technology side of the business. Prior to Imagineer, Mark served as Senior VP of Sales at Zephyr Associates for 5 years. Prior to that, Mark spent 10 years with PerTrac Financial Solutions, focusing on sales and product development of that firm’s analytical applications for the alternative investment community. Prior to that, Mark served as an investment consultant with both Consulting Services Group and Morgan Keegan & Co. in Memphis, TN. Mark began his career in the audit division of Arthur Andersen, earning his CPA designation while there. Mark graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Business Administration from Rhodes College.
Avi is responsible for the development and daily operation of Imagineer Technology Group's solutions. Since joining Imagineer in 2002, he has worked closely with dozens of clients in aggregating data and implementing CRM, Web Reporting and Portfolio Management software. Avi has gained experience, knowledge of the industry’s best practices and is familiar with the challenges that arise when implementing solutions for fund managers and administrators. He is charged with improving the platforms, tools and processes to enable scalable and profitable delivery. Avi holds a BA in Computer Science from YU and a Master of Science in Information Systems/Management from Brooklyn College – City University of New York.
Vladimir, who joined Imagineer Technology Group in January of 2000, has 18 years of experience in programming and application architecture. Prior to joining Imagineer, Vladimir worked for three years as a consultant for major corporations including IBM, Morgan Stanley, and CSC where he was responsible for designing custom software to expedite the flow of electronic information and data authentication in a secure on-line environment. Prior to that, Vladimir spent seven years working for a regional communications center in Republic of Maldova where he was in charge of designing and building custom software for P&L reporting, billing and payroll. Vladimir graduated from the State Academy of Telecommunications in Odessa, Ukraine.
At Imagineer Technology Group, Paul is responsible for day to day management of continued product development and client technology support. Prior to joining Imagineer, in February of 2000, Paul spent five years working for a regional power company in Kiev, Ukraine. There he led a team responsible for developing a technology platform that controlled power flow for a region of five million people. Paul graduated with high honors from the State Academy of Kiev.
Ari joined Imagineer in 2011, with a professional background in project management and marketing. As Director of Client Service, Ari is responsible for the day-to-day management of our Support and Project Management team, ensuring our clients’ needs are effectively being met within our applications. Ari has gained knowledge of Investor Relations, Marketing, Operations and Compliance best practices and is charged with disseminating this knowledge to our support, product development teams and our end users. Ari received his BA in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Branis joined Imagineer in 1999 with experience in creating custom designs and providing creative guidance on a variety of projects. At Imagineer, Branis is responsible for translating clients’ visions and specifications into aesthetically appealing and user friendly designs. Branis earned a B.A. in Fine Art from Brooklyn College and is passionate about design and fine art.