Dr. Alexander Filatov
CEO and President
Dr. Alexander Filatov has been with Parascript since it was founded in 1996. His 20 years of research and development expertise in the fields of pattern recognition, image processing and artificial intelligence have proven invaluable in his leadership of the product development and engineering teams.
Prior to 1996, Dr. Filatov was a key member of the management team at ParaGraph International, known for its handwriting recognition technology used by Apple and Microsoft. Dr. Filatov received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow State Technical University and earned his masters degree in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas.
Dr. Ilia Lossev
Chief Scientist and Vice President, Advanced R&D
Dr. Lossev has over 28 years of research and development expertise in the fields of pattern recognition, computer vision and applying artificial intelligence technologies to real-world problems. As chief scientist and vice president at Parascript, Dr. Lossev is responsible for advanced research and development. Prior to Parascript, he worked for ParaGraph International, Silicon Graphics and Vadem.
Dr. Lossev holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Biophysics from the Institute of Biophysics of the USSR Academy of Science. His M.S. in Mathematics is from the Moscow State University.
Senior Vice President, Research and Development
Mr. Kil has been working at Parascript, LLC since its founding in 1996. In his role as Senior Vice President, Research and Development, he oversees the company’s product development and engineering teams.
Mr. Kil’s more than 20 years of research and development expertise in the fields of pattern recognition, image processing and artificial intelligence have made him one of the key members of Parascript’s management and development teams.
Prior to joining Parascript, Mr. Kil worked for ParaGraph International, developing handwriting recognition technology used by Apple and Microsoft. He was also the head of the Department of Telecommunications in the Joint Venture “UNITEX” (Moscow State University), and a head of Laboratory of Telecommunications in the Scientific research Institute ASUGAZPROM (today GAZPROM automation). Mr. Kil earned his master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.
Vice President, Marketing and Product Management
Greg Council is Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Parascript. In this role, Greg is responsible for market vision and product strategy. He oversees all aspects of Parascript software life cycles, leading the successful development and introduction of advanced technology to the marketplace. Greg has over 15 years of experience in marketing, product definition and development, competitive/market analysis, and channel engagement for both on-premise solutions and SaaS. Formerly, he led product management at Evolving Systems and Captaris, now OpenText.
Mr. Council holds an BBA in Marketing with a minor in information systems and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMASS Amherst.
Vice President, Sales
Mark Gallagher is the Vice President of Sales, leading the Parascript Sales Team in the US and abroad. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Mark has a proven track record in direct sales, partner management, and sales organization management. He has spent his career generating revenue in enterprise software applications. Prior to joining Parascript, Mark held Sales Management positions at Lockheed Martin, Hummingbird, Open Text, Tower Software and HP. He has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from DeVry University in Phoenix, Arizona and draws on a solid background in technical software sales.
Vice President, Finance and Administration
As the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Parascript, Ted Niemann is responsible for managing all aspects of corporate finances, accounting, and human resources. Ted brings over 20 years of financial and management expertise to Parascript. His focus has been on identifying, evaluating, selecting, and executing the right options to drive company valuation and financial success. Prior to joining Parascript, Ted served as Chief Financial Officer at Power Tagging Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of telecommunications and telemetry equipment for the power industry. Earlier, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at Privacy Networks that provides enterprise-class unified messaging archive SaaS solutions. He holds an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Regis University and a BA in Accounting from Chadron State College.
Dr. Dmitry Gershuny
Vice President, Research & Development
Dmitry Gershuny, Vice President of R&D has worked in product development and project management for Parascript (and formerly, ParaGraph International) since 1993. He has more than twenty years of experience in developing recognition technology and products. In addition to managing and overseeing research and development, Dr. Gershuny also works as an architect of systems developed by his team and as a project manager. He has been playing the leading technical role and managing the development of the Parascript bank check recognition products since 1998. Dr. Gershuny was also the project manager responsible for developing Parascript’s software used for the USPS Letter Recognition Improvement Program (DQI) and the Belarus Post project.
Dr. Gershuny received his Ph.D. in computer science from the Institute of Control Sciences USSR Academy of Sciences and earned his Master’s degree in applied mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas.
Vice President, Postal Automation
Mr. Jaszczak has more than 35 years of experience in research, product management and business development in imaging, document management, signal processing, voice and optical character recognition software. As Vice President-Postal Automation for Parascript, he oversees the company’s government postal and commercial mail business units for domestic and international markets. Prior to joining Parascript in 2000, Mr. Jaszczak held various product and business development positions with InterVoice Inc., GTESS Co., Fischer Imaging Co. and University of Warsaw, Poland.
Mr. Jaszczak – who holds an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Technical University of Warsaw, Poland – has authored several articles for international publications as well as a textbook in digital signal processing. He is a member of IEEE and frequently speaks at various postal forums, including Post Expo, National Postal Forum and Mailcom.
Vice President, Product Development
Sergey Rudenko, Vice President, Product Development, has been working at Parascript, LLC since its inception in 1996. Mr. Rudenko is responsible for the design and development of Parascript’s flagship products, including check and address recognition, as well as signature verification and check fraud detection products. Mr. Rudenko also oversees the design and development of Parascript’s medical imaging product, in addition to the creation of medical imaging device production according to FDA regulations. Additionally, Mr. Rudenko manages the IT department for the organization.
Prior to joining Parascript, Mr. Rudenko was a software engineer with Paragraph International. He has a Master’s degree in mathematics from the Moscow State University.
Vice President, Forms Processing
As Parascript’s Vice President, Form Processing, Mr. Volgunin is responsible for development and support of form processing and address recognition software. Since joining Parascript in 1996, he has managed a myriad of programs and products.
Mr. Volgunin – an expert in project management, software development, and agile methods – has more than 20 years of experience in the field. He has a strong record of delivering mission-critical projects on-time and under budget. Before joining Parascript, he was a software engineer at ParaGraph International. Mr. Volgunin earned an MBA from the University of Colorado and a Master of Science degree in applied math and physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.