About Ivan Montik
With strong IT background and Master's degree in management and economics Ivan Montik went a long way from a web design studio founder, small business owner, holding various management roles in banking and international trade companies, to the founder of SoftSwiss and finally investor.
Ivan Montik is a passionate supporter of freedom of speech rights, one of the founders of the European Center for the Freedom of Press founded in Leipzig. His signature is under European Charter on the Freedom of Press in Hamburg (2009).
Carreer Of Ivan Montik:
Ivan Montik started his career as a corporate client manager at Priorbank JSC, Raiffeisen Group. From 2007 to 2010 he was successfully heading Belarus representative office of Bigmir.net, the largest Ukrainian media portal at that time, while also founded his business - SoftSwiss. In 2010 and 2013 he introduced SoftSwiss online auction and gaming platforms to the market. The products had great success and revealed wide growth opportunities in the area of internet gaming, as well as in 2013 SoftSwiss' bitcoin online casino solution was praised by the industry leaders for outstanding game design and high security.
Today Ivan is leading further expansion of his business into development of mobile platforms, as well as creating innovative solutions supporting bitcoin technology and crypto-currency space. In 2013 Ivan has co-founded a new and unique venture capital project to build a platform for buying and selling real-estate backed debt. Industry experts have already called this project a revolution on the market.
Experience of Ivan Montik
Entrepreneur in the sphere of information technology, founder of SoftSwiss, pioneer in Bitcoin online casino solutions and strongest supporter of cryptocurrency, currently running a number of successful projects in IT and iGaming. With a background in economics and management and track record in journalism, he founded a custom software development company and further launched two products, online auction software under the brand Merkeleon and online casino platform under the brand SoftSwiss. Under Ivan’s skillful management, the company reached a top position in the iGaming industry and turned into the leading provider of turnkey white label solutions for online casino operators. With the profound knowledge of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Ivan managed to implement the technology in the online casino software and led his company to become a pioneer in the area of Bitcoin gaming.
Education Of Ivan Montik:
✔️ Belarusian State University
Degree Name Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Field Of Study Economics, Management, Programming, Maths
Dates attended or expected graduation 2000–2005
Ivan Montik entered the Belarusian States University in 2000 the faculty of applied mathematics and informatics. After 3 semesters Ivan Montik decided to change to management and economics since Ivan Montik felt the this is much more interesting to manage IT business and build processes as to be software engineer. However this experience gave Ivan Montik a lot of advantages in terms of IT background and understanding of software development process and architecture.
Licenses & Certifications:
✔️ Basic Credit Analysis
Issuing authority DC Gardner Training
Issued date and, if applicable, expiration date of the certification or license Issued Apr 2007No Expiration Date
Interviews with Ivan Montik:
✔️ Interview with Ivan Montik by Vitalik Buterin - Founder of Softswiss, November 28, 2013