Team

Mikhail Vartanyan

Managing Director         

Mikhail came to Spherical after 20 years in software development and IT management, out of which 15 have been within the UN system. From hard technical problems to the trenches of working-level diplomacy, Mikhail has learned to harness the power of diversity to enable anyone to contribute towards a good cause. He aspires to be seen by others as a bridge between technical, political and business worlds, enabling synergies in delivering good things together.

Mikhail used to professionally program in a variety of languages and platforms. In his management career, he was exposed to project management (PMI and PRINCE2, with and without iterative aspects), service and operations management (ITIL), anti-crisis management and IT auditing. At Spherical, he is in charge of business development strategy and customer relationships.

Mikhail Vartanyan

Anton Patrushev

Chief Technology Officer   

Anton is an architecture visionary and a rock star software developer with 20 years of experience programming and leading programmers in the private sector and in the UN system. His motto is "everything can be programmed" and he is living by it day to day, routinely materializing what had seemed impossible to others.

Anton used to professionally program in C++, Python, Java and JavaScript. He has an extensive background in networking, IT security, and voice and video telecommunications. He has also provided technical leadership for the development of multiple business-critical high-availability/high-load systems. He is an expert in performance-tuning of legacy applications and a champion Docker implementer. At Spherical, Anton is in charge of the technology platform and architecture.

Anton Patrushev

Dmitrii Minaev

Developer   

Dmitrii is a developer with long industry experience architecting and developing web and desktop software with demanding requirements. He is uncompromising in questions of code quality – a trait that makes Spherical as a whole stand out in the industry.

Dmitrii is proficient in Python, JavaScript, databases, and a number of frontend and backend frameworks and technologies. At Spherical, he is a core developer of Atmo, a chief developer on a number of custom development projects, and a mentor of Spherical's internship programme.

Dmitrii Minaev

Sophya Geghamyan, PhD

MRV Architect   

Sophya is an environmental specialist with expertise in a multitude of areas, including Environmental Planning and Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change. While completing her MSc and PhD, she put her knowledge into practice in various fields of specialization, from the banking industry to academic research and teaching.

Sophya's position as the MRV architect at Spherical involves specification of high-quality GHG inventory metadata for integrated MRV systems at national, subnational and corporate levels in accordance with applicable international standards and regulations such as the Paris Rulebook, the 2006 IPCC Guidelines and the GPC. Sophya's role is central to Spherical's innovative approach to integration of MRV components and turning all aspects of MRV into structured, comparable and standardized datasets.

Sophya Geghamyan, PhD

Max Jekov

Developer   

Max is an aspiring young professional with experience in network infrastructure, IT security and software development in the Python, JavaScript and C# languages. His goal is to pursue greatness as a developer and to grow into the fields of solution architecture and IT management. At Spherical, Max is busy developing Atmo, our flagship software product, and managing the internship programme.

Max Jekov

Team at JetStyle

UX and Web Designers   

Spherical considers itself to be a team of top professionals in project management, software design and development. For our solutions to be as elegant on the outside as their build is on the inside, we augment our team with top professionals in web design and user experience (UX) engineering.

JetStyle is a multiple-award-winning digital agency that for years has delivered beautiful products that people love at first sight. Through our partnership, they assign Spherical a dedicated team of talented and experienced designers. Thanks to the JetStyle team's contributions, every single customer we've had has pointed out the visual appeal and usability of the products we create.

Team at JetStyle