Management | Janus



Konstantin Josseliani, President and CEO

Igor Mogilevsky, Vice-President IT/CFO

Dmitry Molodyk, COO

Svetlana Merinova, Head of Marketing Communications

Dmitry Ulanov, CTO

Maxim Zamedyanskiy, Vendor Management Director

Alena Fedorova, Quality Director

Svetlana Spiridonova, HR Director

Konstantin Josseliani, President and CEO

Konstantin Josseliani

In 1996, Konstantin Josseliani founded Janus Worldwide, a group of language professionals and engineers. Today, Janus has grown to be Eastern Europe’s third largest translation company with capabilities to handle the language needs of the world's largest multinational organizations.

In 1994, Konstantin began his language career with SAP, working as a staff linguist. He was quickly promoted and became the department head in charge of all localization efforts for SAP products and solutions.

Combining his unique 16-years of experience in localization with a decade-plus expertise in strategic planning and organizational development, Konstantin’s focus as the company’s architect is to improve its production capabilities, service offerings, and infrastructure.

Konstantin holds diplomas in linguistics and in management.

Igor Mogilevsky, Vice-President IT/Chief Financial Officer

Igor Mogilevsky

Igor Mogilevsky is a founder and joint owner of the company who has been an integral part of its growth since its establishment in 1996.

Igor manages the global accounting departments of all the company’s subsidiaries and has primary responsibility for financial controls and risk management. Igor also oversees the IT department and ensures that Janus’ state-of-the-art technical infrastructure is running smoothly.

With an extensive background working as a CFO in large companies, Igor gained the knowledge necessary to develop and implement Janus’ internal ERP system, which integrates accounting and production’s workflow management into one, seamless system.

Dmitry Molodyk, Chief Operating Officer

Dmitry Molodyk

Dmitry is Janus’ longest serving employee and has played an integral role in shaping the operations infrastructure and day-to-day production. In 1999 Dmitry started working as a project manager and served in a variety of roles before accepting the top operations position.

Since 2008 Dmitry has managed all of Janus’ global operating activities — monitoring production, overseeing vendor sourcing and relationships, and managing customer relationships.

Dmitry is a noted speaker and has shared his knowledge with peers at events such as Localization World, LISA and Tekom conferences.

Svetlana Merinova, Head of Marketing Communications

Svetlana Merinova

Svetlana manages PR activities and implementation of the company's marketing strategy on global and local markets.

Svetlana Merinova joined Janus in 2013. She oversees attracting new customers and strengthening existing business ties. Svetlana is in charge of estimating the company's business potential and prospects on different markets, raising customers' awareness of Janus’s services, and gathering and analyzing statistical data on marketing activities.

In 2007, Svetlana Merinova graduated from the Moscow State Regional Institute of Humanities and Social Studies’ Department of Foreign Languages. In 2011, she received a diploma from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in Marketing.

Dmitry Ulanov, Chief Technology Officer

Dmitry Ulanov

Dmitry has been involved in localization since 1998. Starting as a translator in one of the major localization companies in Eastern Europe, he has held several positions with Janus since joining the company in 2008. Dmitry has successfully risen through the ranks as a project manager, account manager, multimedia localization program manager, enterprise and strategic accounts operations lead, and head of emerging technology R&D. His profound knowledge localization process and technology allow him to solve complex problems and create solutions for Janus’ clients.

As CTO, Dmitry is focused on creating value through the use of new technology and process automation. His current projects include the improvement and maintenance of the Translation Collaboration Portal, machine translation implementation, computer-based training modules for Janus’ staff and clients, and he serves as the technical brain trust for all things technical.

Dmitry is an accredited ISO 9001 QMS Internal Auditor.

Maxim Zamedyanskiy, Vendor Management Director

Maxim Zamedyanskiy

Maxim Zamedyanskiy started working at the company in 2010 as a multilingual project manager. From November 2010, Maxim was engaged in the search and selection of vendors for the MLV Projects Department.

In 2011, Maxim completed a training program on project management based on PMBOK standard, and in 2012, he participated in an IT-project management training course at LuXoft.

In 2013, Maxim Zamedyanskiy was promoted to the position of Vendor Management Director and is now in charge of the VM Department.

His scope of activities includes:

  • Introduction of new methods of vendor search and selection based on time, cost, and quality criteria
  • Orientation of communication with vendors based on cultural and linguistic features of representatives of different countries

In 2009, Maxim Zamedyanskiy graduated with honors from the Faculty of Linguistics at the Southern Federal University.

Alena Fedorova, Quality Director

Alena Fedorova

Alena Fedorova joined Janus in early 2010 as head of the Multilingual Translation QA Department. The department was created from scratch, and Elena's vast experience with sophisticated multilingual projects proved to be invaluable.

Since March 2011, when Alena Fedorova was appointed Quality Director, she has been in charge of the QA management system, participated in analyzing complex project situations, held negotiations with customers in resolving claims about quality, communicated with certification agencies, and managed QA documentation.

Currently, she simultaneously oversees overall quality management and the QA Department at Janus.

Alena Fedorova graduated from the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia’s Department of Foreign Languages. In 2011, she completed the course "Implementing and maintaining a quality management system based on ISO 9001:2008 standard" and received a certificate from TÜV SÜD Russland. Elena is fluent in English and Spanish.

Svetlana Spiridonova, HR Director

Svetlana Spiridonova

Svetlana is responsible for human resources management and development in line with Janus's strategic objectives, including development of the existing staff pool and implementation of social and motivation programs.

Svetlana joined Janus in 2010.

She graduated from the Philology Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 2009, Svetlana received a diploma in HR management of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

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