Management Team

 

Executive Management

 

Aparna Iyer, CEO & Managing Director 
Aparna is an accomplished business strategist and leader in innovating robust business solutions and state-of-the-art technologies. At Quantum Art, she combines research and analysis of customers, opportunities, competitors, technology, and market trends to manage the company's CMS products and solutions. Prior to Quantum Art, Aparna led the technology and operations of Sun Microsystems' Sales and Marketing portals. There she evangelized and led cross-department initiatives on social networking, championed a green data center, and built efficient and cost effective applications. Before joining Sun, Aparna worked as a Senior Program Manager at Pro Unlimited, a global workforce management company. There, programs she led for clients earned her the "Rising Star of Technology" national award from Career Communications Group for Excellence in Science and Technology. Previously, she pioneered various key technology initiatives for large-scale projects at business solutions leader Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and India-based CMC Limited, an end-to-end IT solutions provider. Aparna has an engineering degree from Mumbai University, India. She is a cheerful optimist who loves to spend quality time with her family and travel the globe.
 

Board of Directors

 

Eugene Nikiforov, Chairman & Co-Founder
Eugene is a seasoned international business leader, and has been involved in electronic commerce since 1996. Prior to co-founding Quantum Art in 1998, Eugene was Director of Multimedia Development at Fountainhead Management. There, he oversaw a wide portfolio of clients including market leaders such as Canon and Simon and Schuster, enabling each to determine appropriate Internet strategies, evaluate applicability of software solutions, and assess and project long-term performance. Prior to joining Fountainhead, Eugene managed a long-term consulting engagement for Citibank, working with the internal technology division to develop the bank’s first Internet-based global financial platform. Prior to Citibank, Eugene served as Senior Financial Advisor at Interpegro Trading Company, managing the firm’s international financial transactions across a wide channel of partners, and supporting the firm’s Moscow, London, Berlin, Warsaw, and Zurich offices. In addition to his role as chairman and founder of Quantum Art, Eugene is also the founder and CEO of Ixtens, an ecommerce and product lifecycle solution provider. He holds a Masters Degree in Philosophy and Sociology from Moscow State University, and speaks 7 languages.