Dr. Alexander Filatov

CEO

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.

Paula Barton

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Barton brings more than 30 years of human resources administration and management to Parascript. She provides leadership in all aspects of human resources management as it relates to Parascript’s people and people-related processes and culture on a global basis. Her areas of responsibility include attracting, engaging, rewarding and retaining top talent, policy and procedure development and implementation, performance management, compensation planning, benefit plans, and corporate compliance with appropriate legal and regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining Parascript, Ms. Barton served as vice president of human resources for Astarte, Inc., which formed the Russian-based company ParaGraph International and later spun off Parascript as its own entity. She also held the position of senior human resources representative for Storagetek, where she helped the company meet heavy recruiting requirements for highly technical personnel.

Igor Kil

Igor Kil

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.

Greg Council

Greg Council

Vice President, Products and Services

Greg Council specializes in revitalizing existing products and bringing new products to market in the document capture, enterprise content management, and business process management markets.

Mr. Council has over 15 years experience in requirements gathering, product planning, competitive/market analysis, product marketing, and channel engagement for both on-premise and SaaS software solutions. Formerly he served as group product manager at Evolving Systems and senior product manager at 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.

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher

Vice President, Sales

Mark Gallagher has over 25 years experience in Sales and Sales Management.  He has a proven track record in direct sales, partner management and sales organization management. Mr. Gallagher has spent his career generating revenue in a very challenging area of enterprise software applications.  His Vice President of Sales role was preceded by a successful period of managing the western sales territory for Parascript.

Prior to joining Parascript, Mark held sales management positions at Lockheed Martin, Hummingbird, Open Text, Tower Software and HP. He draws on a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from DeVry University in Phoenix, Arizona and a solid background in technical software sales.

Dmitry Gershuny

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.

Kaz jaszczak

Kaz Jaszczak

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.

Sergey Rudenko

Sergey Rudenko

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.

Alexander Volgunin

Alexander Volgunin

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.