Well-known expert in Ukrainian security community with 18 years of hands-on experience in cyber operations. Nazar has a Ph.D. degree in Cybersecurity and he's a founder & CEO at UnderDefense, a boutique offensive and defensive cybersecurity firm headquartered in Lviv  (Western Ukraine), with offices worldwide employing 35 security engineers. His firm contracted for many global companies from Fortune 500.
Nazar has a rich experience leading technology companies to the next stages of growth and innovation. Prior to starting his own company, Nazar leads a Security Center of Excellence at SoftServe for 7 years. Nazar used to work as an associate professor teaching Network, Web Security and Exploitation techniques for over 2 years, lecturer in Lviv IT School, delivering lectures for Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv Polytechnic, speaking on at least 15 conferences annually.