Chief Operating Officer
Ivaylo Guenov

Ivaylo is a seasoned executive with a comprehensive blend of leadership and technical expertise currently serving as Concord's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer. In this dual role Ivaylo oversees all aspects of technology and business operations, ensuring seamless integration and efficiency across the board. He leads Concord's Global Delivery Organization, orchestrating operations and delivery across multiple international offices in the US, Europe, India, and Latin America.

Prior to this role, Ivaylo was pivotal in shaping Concord's technological and innovative landscape as a Chief Technology Officer, where he led Global Delivery, Innovation, and R&D initiatives. His tenure at Concord has been marked by progressive leadership roles, a career that has allowed him to significantly contribute to the company's growth and strategic direction.

Ivaylo holds a dual Computer Science and Management degree, and his professional journey is underpinned by a solid foundation in data, analytics, and software product development. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to co-found and scale several technology ventures in Canada, Europe, and the United States, showcasing his ability to drive innovation and business growth. Beyond his operational roles, Ivaylo is an active investor, supporting emerging technologies and startups in the AI, education, and fintech sectors, reflecting his commitment to fostering innovation and development of local tech ecosystems across the globe.

Ivaylo’s career includes impactful positions at Deloitte, Deloitte Ventures, and Carlson Companies, where Ivaylo held key positions that honed his expertise in technology and business management. Ivaylo's diverse experience, from hands-on technical roles to top executive positions, makes him a valuable voice on the path to leadership in the tech industry, particularly in navigating the complexities of growing investor-owned companies in today's dynamic business landscape.


Do you have any fun or exciting hobbies?

Road and mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding, and yoga.

If you could be any superhero who would you be and why?

Iron Man: does good, operates under cover, invents radical technologies, runs a big corporation and has a lot of money that he applies to the common good.

Have you ever been told you look like someone famous? If so, who?

Tom Cruise. But he is shorter, better looking and way more weird.

What is your favorite summer activity?

Spending time in big mountains.

What is one thing you did as a kid that you should have gotten in trouble for, but never caught?

Not telling.

Tell us one thing no one knows about you.

I can hold a head stand for a long time.

If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go and why?

Everest Base Camp because of the physical challenge, the unique culture of Nepal and the rag-tag band of travelers you meet. My second and third options for similar reasons are New Zealand and Patagonia in Argentina.

If you could have unlimited storage for one thing, what would it be?

Body fat.

What is your favorite TV channel?

National Geographic

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