Svetozar Georgiev

Svetozar Georgiev

Co-Founder of Telerik Academy

Svetozar Georgiev is Co-Founder and CEO of Telerik Academy – a leading education organization that trains and grooms the digital builders of tomorrow. Svetozar is also a Co-Founder of Campus X – private incubator for tech companies and talent. Today, he is also an active mentor to young entrepreneurs and an angel investor in some of the leading startups in Bulgaria….

Svetozar Georgiev is Co-Founder and CEO of Telerik Academy – a leading education organization that trains and grooms the digital builders of tomorrow. Svetozar is also a Co-Founder of Campus X – private incubator for tech companies and talent. Today, he is also an active mentor to young entrepreneurs and an angel investor in some of the leading startups in Bulgaria.

Before taking over leadership of Telerik Academy, together with his other three co-founders Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev and Hristo Kosev founded in 2002 the global software company – Telerik, acquired by Progress in 2014. Telerik Academy itself was established as an educational institution in 2009. Today, it operates as an independent tech-ed organization.

As Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Telerik, Inc., Svetozar was instrumental in establishing the Telerik brand and growing the Marketing and Financial organizations. As a seasoned executive, he conceptualized some of the most successful Telerik marketing campaigns. Svetozar’s expertise in product positioning, marketing research and communications helped Telerik become one of the most recognized brands in the developer tools space.

Following the acquisition by Progress, Svetozar Georgiev served as Senior Vice President of Application Platforms at the company.

Earlier in his career, Svetozar has also held management positions at Lowe Lintas, as well as several other IT companies. Svetozar holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration and Journalism from the American University in Bulgaria.