George Brashnarov is President of BASSCOM (Bulgarian Association of Software Companies – www.basscom.org
) and Chairman of the Board of the ESI Centre Eastern Europe (regional excellence Centre of the European Software Institute – www.esicenter.bg
He is also managing one of the biggest software development companies in Bulgaria – Nemetschek OOD Bulgaria (as major shareholder). Mr. Brashnarov’s expertise spans over 20 years in IT areas such as software development, system integration, outsourcing services, consultancy and implementation of IT solutions with major international players and companies from ICT, building industry, automotive sector, financial and insurance institutions. He is actively participating in different initiatives for building local and regional IT capacity and brand recognition, as well as is invited speaker for many international conferences as EBRD Annual Events, SEI SEPG Latin America, ESI Clustering Congress, USAID and GTZ conferences, etc.
In June 2008, Mr.Brashnarov was appointed as Vice President of the newly established European Association PIN-SME (Pan European ICT & eBusiness Network for SMEs – www.pin-sme.eu