Astound Commerce announced that one of its founders, Ilya Vinogradsky, has been promoted from CTO to COO/CIO. In this new role, Vinogradsky will oversee the company’s operations, further enhance its product offerings and continue to develop innovative solutions for clients. The Delivery team, Process Architecture and IT will all report to Vinogradsky. Formerly as CTO, Vinogradsky was focused on the company’s growth and excellence of delivery, with the team implementing thousands of ecommerce projects worldwide.
As one of the original founders in 2000, Vinogradsky—along with his partners Igor Gorin and Roman Martynenko—created one of the first ecommerce firms in the world. Under his leadership, it has grown into an international company that provides ecommerce consulting, technology and business solutions to global brands. Astound Commerce is now the world’s most trusted independent digital commerce specialist, empowering success through experience-driven ecosystems that fuse technology, data, design and storytelling to propel business growth.
“I am excited to take on the new role to continue contributing to the growth of our company,” said Ilya Vinogradsky, CIO/COO, Astound Commerce. “Over the past twenty years we have been able to accomplish a lot, establishing Astound Commerce as a global expert in digital commerce services, building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with our clients. I look forward to collaborating with our team around the world to achieve aggressive goals for the future.”
“I am thrilled that Ilya has taken on this critical role for Astound Commerce as we move toward the future. He helped found the company, built out and leads our world-class Delivery operation responsible for production of our world-class commerce solutions, and is a passionate team leader and builder,” said Michael Kahn, Global CEO. “I know that as COO/CIO, Ilya will raise our organizational effectiveness and connectivity to the highest levels.”