LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/artoyer/
Born In: Yerevan, Armenia
Current Job: VP of Engineering, PicsArt Inc.
Artavazd was born and raised in Armenia, Yerevan. He attended the State Engineering University of Armenia, where he majored in Nanotechnologies / CS; he also attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business, on the topic of Executive Leadership. After graduating from State Engineering University with highest honors, Artavazd joined the Be2, one of the highly ranked tech companies in Armenia headquartered in Munich – at Be2, he worked on projects ranging from Dev/Ops, QA, Development and grew till the Tech Lead.
Eventually, Artavazd had the opportunity to work for PicsArt, one of the most successful startups rooted in Armenia. Artavazd is now the VP of Engineering at PicsArt, the world’s largest creative platform and social editing app with an interest-based community of more than 150M people who start their storytelling journeys within the platform each month. He was featured multiple times in most significant publications like Forbes, where he talked about Engineering Management. Artavazd regularly shares his best practices with the Armenian tech community on managing engineering teams and helping them to have successful careers and hit the mark at the same time.