Petar Sharkov

Petar Sharkov

General Manager Telerik Academy School

Petar Sharkov spearheads Telerik Academy School – the leading tech-ed organization for students from 1st to 12th grade. He is responsible for the long-term strategy of Telerik Academy School and oversees all key partnerships with education institutions, businesses and communities. Petar has extensive experience and expertise in launching and managing organizations, developing educational programs and introducing new training techniques and methodologies. In…

Petar Sharkov spearheads Telerik Academy School – the leading tech-ed organization for students from 1st to 12th grade. He is responsible for the long-term strategy of Telerik Academy School and oversees all key partnerships with education institutions, businesses and communities.

Petar has extensive experience and expertise in launching and managing organizations, developing educational programs and introducing new training techniques and methodologies. In 2009, he co-founded Start It Smart – a leading entrepreneurship organization, supporting the startup community in Bulgaria. Petar played an instrumental role in driving the organization’s strategy and development and led the first startup preaccelerator in Bulgaria. He served as President of Start It Smart from 2013 to 2015 and currently is on the board of the organization.

Prior to joining Telerik Academy, Petar co-founded Mind Mapping, a company for accelerated learning, licensed by the inventor of Mind Maps – Tony Buzan. Petar holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski “. He is a licensed trainer in Suggestopedia, personally trained by Prof. Dr. Georgi Lozanov, who developed the renowned learning method.