Zhitnikov, Vlad

Zhitnikov, Vlad

President & CEO
Cloud IT! (CIT Corp.)

Vlad Zhitnikov holding a Master Degree in Computer Science from Moscow State University of Railway transportation. He started his first small IT company in 1989 in Moscow as DB administrator and CRM developer.

Vlad spent 15 years in Israel both running his own IT support business. and working for one of the leading IT outsourcing company. During this time Vlad helped small and mid-size organizations to leverage the power of MS Terminal Services, Citrix and Thin Clients. Vlad led projects for private sector companies, local municipalities, educational institutions and digital print houses providing the full cycle IT services from solution design to deployment and post installation support and maintenance.

At the same time Vlad joined the group of teachers and professors from former Soviet Union to found educational organization MOFET for kids in high school grades.

In 2005 Vlad started his cloud consulting company. The company goal is to simplify access to the corporate information for remote workers from home, branch office or on-the-go using Cloud technologies. Nowadays, when “mobility, flexibility and productivity” becomes a business goal for many organizations in different industries, Vlad’s company provides a full spectrum of Cloud services from Data Storage, Collaboration and Communications, Security, Backup and Disaster recovery.

Vlad is a 7-years member in BNI Business Edge, a leading B2B networking group in his home town. As well he is serving as a mentor for York Entrepreneurship Development Institute students. In 2017 Vlad joined the Board of Directors of UCANDU Foundation for Accelerated Learning.