Stamen Kotchkov

Stamen Kotchkov

Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Companies 2014-2017

Stamen Kotchkov is Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Companies (BASSCOM) from 2014-2017 and BASSCOM Board Member since 2009. Mr. Kotchkov spearheaded the association’s initiative to introduce software development as a profession at vocational high schools in Bulgaria. Mr. Kotchkov has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry in a variety of leadership roles,…

Stamen Kotchkov is Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Companies (BASSCOM) from 2014-2017 and BASSCOM Board Member since 2009. Mr. Kotchkov spearheaded the association’s initiative to introduce software development as a profession at vocational high schools in Bulgaria. Mr. Kotchkov has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry in a variety of leadership roles, currently acting as Vice President of Core Platform Java Technologies at SAP Labs Bulgaria. At the company, he has started, nurtured and managed teams of up to 130 professionals and has represented Bulgaria in trade missions in the U.S. and South Korea. He is member of the Extended Global Leadership Team of SAP comprising key roles worldwide and holds an Executive MBA from Sheffield University.