Professional and highly specialized, Ivaylo Petrov is Vice President and Chief Software Architect for Rand Group. With over 20 years’ experience in business process automation and integration with small to medium sized businesses, Ivaylo demonstrates excellence in technology with every project. As a dedicated leader, Ivaylo has managed technical delivery in the areas of BI, CRM and SQL server for Rand Group, helping drive the firm’s overall success. His ability to deconstruct complex problems and provide pragmatic technology solutions makes Ivaylo an invaluable resource.

With a heavy focus on CRM, Ivaylo has been involved in every aspect of implementation from requirements and solution design, to software installation, customization and custom development. He has managed CRM implementation teams on projects ranging from small, out of the box implementations to more complex projects which use Microsoft Dynamics CRM as a platform for building line of business applications, or xRM. Beyond his vast knowledge and experience with CRM, Ivaylo has been involved in all aspects of development and deployment of custom client-server and web applications, as well as Microsoft Dynamics GP customizations of varying complexity.

Ivaylo’s background also includes extensive knowledge of relational database design and implementation, as well as OLAP design using the Kimball methodology. He rounds out his professional background with expertise in database application design, development, administration and implementation using various versions of Microsoft SQL Server, as well as Microsoft BizTalk Server for Enterprise Application Integration. He also provides intelligence in the areas of the Microsoft Solutions Framework including Team & Process models, Risk Management, and Software Architecture Design.

Ivaylo possess a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston, is a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator, Application Developer, Solution Developer, and Technology Specialist; and is a Microsoft Certified Professional, a Certified Dexterity Developer and a SiteCore Certified Developer. His software experience is extensive, including, but not limited to, Visual Studio .Net, BizTalk Servers, C#, Visual Basics, Visual Interdev, Visio, SQL Server, Windows NT, Java Script, HTML, ASP and ASPX. He is also well versed in Microsoft Dynamics GP tools including Dexterity, Integration Manager and eConnect.

When Ivaylo isn’t solving complex technology problems for Rand Group’s top clients he can be found enjoying all the city of Houston has to offer with his family.

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