Press Release: March 7, 2017

Elite Distinction Awarded for Exceptional Contribution to the Sitecore Community

NEWTOWN, Pa., March 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, today announced that Pavel Veller, CTO Digital Engagement Practice; David Mead, Head of Sitecore Competency; Brent Pinkstaff, Solution Architect; and Aliaksandr Smahin, Solution Architect, have been named “Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)” by Sitecore®, the global leader in experience management software. Pavel, David, Brent, and Aliaksandr were four of only 215 technologists worldwide to be named Sitecore MVPs this year.

Now in its eleventh year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognizes individual technology, digital strategy, commerce, and cloud advocates who share their Sitecore passion and expertise to offer positive customer experiences that drive business results. The Sitecore MVP Award recognizes the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore partners and customers.
“Many of our winners have been named Sitecore MVPs multiple times; this is David’s fourth, Pavel’s third, Brent’s second, and Aliaksandr’s first. This recognition not only showcases EPAM’s contribution to the Sitecore community, but also our commitment to delivering end-to-end solutions for our customers,” said Valeri Makovik, Head of Delivery, Digital Engagement Practice, EPAM. “We deliver comprehensive digital marketing solutions by leveraging our product engineering heritage, our UX design and eCommerce capabilities, and our Sitecore expertise.”

Over the last 10 years, EPAM’s 200+ Sitecore professionals have delivered more than 90 projects for 50 global customers. As one of Sitecore’s elite Platinum Partners, EPAM has a proven track record of delivering large-scale, strategic, digital marketing solutions through multi-disciplinary global teams. EPAM has utilized its Sitecore expertise to build two accelerators for businesses to take advantage of Sitecore’s platform: EPAM’s Sitecore Retail Accelerator allows enterprises to quickly implement Sitecore Commerce with full customization capabilities, and EPAM’s SAP Hybris Connector combines the powerful transactional capabilities and back-end infrastructure of SAP Hybris with the experience management and marketing automation of Sitecore Commerce.

“The Sitecore MVP awards recognize and honor those who make substantial contributions to our loyal community of partners and customers,” said Pieter Brinkman, Director of Developer and Platform Evangelism, Sitecore. “MVPs consistently set a standard of excellence by delivering technical chops, enthusiasm and a commitment to giving back to the Sitecore community. They truly understand and deliver on the power of the Sitecore Experience Platform to create contextualized brand experiences for their consumers, driving revenue and loyalty for life.”

Sitecore’s experience platform combines web content management, omnichannel digital delivery, customer insight and engagement, and strategic digital marketing tools into a single, unified platform. The platform is incredibly easy to use, capturing every minute interaction—and intention—that customers and prospects have with a brand, both on a website and across other online and offline channels. The end-to-end experience technology works behind the scenes to deliver context marketing to individual customers, so that they engage in relevant brand experiences that earn loyalty and achieve business results.

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About EPAM Systems
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), has leveraged its core engineering expertise to become a leading global product development and digital platform engineering services company. Through its ‘Engineering DNA’ and innovative strategy, consulting, and design capabilities, EPAM works in collaboration with its customers to deliver innovative solutions that turn complex business challenges into real business opportunities. EPAM’s global teams serve customers in over 25 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. EPAM is a recognized market leader among independent research agencies and was ranked #8 in FORBES 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies, as a top information technology services company on FORTUNE’S 100 Fastest Growing Companies, and as a top UK Digital Design & Build Agency. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @EPAMSYSTEMS and LinkedIn.

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