Team Members

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Vahe Mkrtchyan

Co-founder and CEO

Vahe is the ideologist of Arcnet, and the person behind it strategic alliances and partnerships. Within his twenty years of professional career in social policy and public administration, Vahe has created a vast network of important global companies, international organizations and governments. His network contains global names such as Microsoft, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, Lydian, EU, NATO, World Bank, UN, governments of Armenia, Germany, UK, USA and others. In addition, Vahe is also connected with corporate structures in the Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus as a veteran of Central Eurasia Leadership Alliance. Vahe holds Master’s degree in social policy and planning from London School of Economics, and is a polyglot boasting knowledge of six languages.

Vahe is the ideologist of Arcnet, and the person behind it strategic alliances and partnerships. Within his twenty years of professional career in social policy and public administration, Vahe has created a vast network of important global companies, international organizations and governments. His network contains global names such as Microsoft, Mentor Graphics, Synopsys, Lydian, EU, NATO, World Bank, UN, governments of Armenia, Germany, UK, USA and others. In addition, Vahe is also connected with corporate structures in the Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus as a veteran of Central Eurasia Leadership Alliance. Vahe holds Master’s degree in social policy and planning from London School of Economics, and is a polyglot boasting knowledge of six languages.

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Vazgen Manukyan

Co-founder and CTO

An award-winning mathematician and a top technology expert, Vazgen has been the chief technology mind behind e-governance projects of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia and Yerevan Municipality, and has held C-level tech positions in a number of international ICT companies, such as Metris IT solutions and Anagrammer. In 2014 he stepped into the world of blockchain for good as a technology manager with international blockchain pioneers Decent and Publiq. A year later, he started his first company, LaravelSoft, embarking on a number of commercially successful projects. Inspired by his entrepreneurial success, in 2017, together with fellow blockchain proponents, he founded Arcnet to promote new standards of labor.

An award-winning mathematician and a top technology expert, Vazgen has been the chief technology mind behind e-governance projects of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia and Yerevan Municipality, and has held C-level tech positions in a number of international ICT companies, such as Metris IT solutions and Anagrammer. In 2014 he stepped into the world of blockchain for good as a technology manager with international blockchain pioneers Decent and Publiq. A year later, he started his first company, LaravelSoft, embarking on a number of commercially successful projects. Inspired by his entrepreneurial success, in 2017, together with fellow blockchain proponents, he founded Arcnet to promote new standards of labor.

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Mkhitar Aghabekyan

Co-founder and CMO

An entrepreneur and marketing guru by nature, Mkhitar has started his first company at the age of 16, a textile production with an innovative business model, which today has grown into a multi-million dollar enterprise producing clothing for world-class Italian and French brands. Over the years, he continued to source his entrepreneurial and marketing talent to new companies, setting up successful enterprises in business consulting, sales and distribution, transportation, and finally in 2017 joining the group of Arcnet co-founders to step into the fascinating world of blockchain technologies. He holds a diploma in business marketing from Seneca college in Toronto, and is a visiting lecturer of marketing and business strategy in Great Consulting LLC.

An entrepreneur and marketing guru by nature, Mkhitar has started his first company at the age of 16, a textile production with an innovative business model, which today has grown into a multi-million dollar enterprise producing clothing for world-class Italian and French brands. Over the years, he continued to source his entrepreneurial and marketing talent to new companies, setting up successful enterprises in business consulting, sales and distribution, transportation, and finally in 2017 joining the group of Arcnet co-founders to step into the fascinating world of blockchain technologies. He holds a diploma in business marketing from Seneca college in Toronto, and is a visiting lecturer of marketing and business strategy in Great Consulting LLC.

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Lia Terzyan

Product Owner

Lia is our enthusiastic Product Owner, who sets, prioritizes and evaluates the work generated by our software team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product. She also provides vision and direction to stakeholders throughout the project. Research and analyze of market, users, and the road map for the product are her real passion. Thanks her solicitous nature she carefully keeps pace with industry and follows competitors. Lia is Arcnet team creative thinker with strong vision and attention to details.

Lia is our enthusiastic Product Owner, who sets, prioritizes and evaluates the work generated by our software team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product. She also provides vision and direction to stakeholders throughout the project. Research and analyze of market, users, and the road map for the product are her real passion. Thanks her solicitous nature she carefully keeps pace with industry and follows competitors. Lia is Arcnet team creative thinker with strong vision and attention to details.

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Tsovinar Sofi Babayan

Business Development Executive

As Arcnet business development executive Tsovinar Sofi is a senior manager tasked with the job of helping the business grow and therefore, she is a high level sales professional. Having hand-on experience of working in overseas companies, she mentors Arcnet business with excellence. Having unique skills in business management, she brings value to the product through pitching and maintaining fruitful relationship with existing customers. Tsovinar Sofi is the person who has in-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events, has exceptional ability to handle pressure, prioritizes obligations always being ready to meet deadlines, thus making everybody admire her...

As Arcnet business development executive Tsovinar Sofi is a senior manager tasked with the job of helping the business grow and therefore, she is a high level sales professional. Having hand-on experience of working in overseas companies, she mentors Arcnet business with excellence. Having unique skills in business management, she brings value to the product through pitching and maintaining fruitful relationship with existing customers. Tsovinar Sofi is the person who has in-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events, has exceptional ability to handle pressure, prioritizes obligations always being ready to meet deadlines, thus making everybody admire her...

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Anna Galstyan

Project Manager

Anna is Arcnet project manager who is always informed of business directives associated with specific initiatives and assigns resources based on those goals. As project participants are often spread across different teams, she ensures that projects are delivered smoothly on-time and on-budget with minimal unexpected stoppages in work. Anna is essentially in the “relationship business”—to engage, energize, and inspire her teams, and ultimately achieve her professional and project goals.

Anna is Arcnet project manager who is always informed of business directives associated with specific initiatives and assigns resources based on those goals. As project participants are often spread across different teams, she ensures that projects are delivered smoothly on-time and on-budget with minimal unexpected stoppages in work. Anna is essentially in the “relationship business”—to engage, energize, and inspire her teams, and ultimately achieve her professional and project goals.

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Andranik Hovhannisyan

Back-end Developer

At Arcnet Andranik leverages his software engineering skills to ensure smooth operation of backend system. Prior to joining Arcnet he worked as a Back-end developer at Municipality of Yerevan and LaravelSoft, where he was responsible for designing database architecture and RESTful applications. Andranik holds a Master’s Degree from YSU in Applied Mathematics and Informatics.

At Arcnet Andranik leverages his software engineering skills to ensure smooth operation of backend system. Prior to joining Arcnet he worked as a Back-end developer at Municipality of Yerevan and LaravelSoft, where he was responsible for designing database architecture and RESTful applications. Andranik holds a Master’s Degree from YSU in Applied Mathematics and Informatics.

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Narek Zilabyan

Back-end Developer

Narek is a Backend Developer with an extensive experience in the IT world. Before joining Arcnet he worked for various companies including Storm, Vectre and LaravelSoft. He boasts proficient knowledge of the back-end programming languages and frameworks, understanding front-end web technologies and experience with version control systems. Narek holds a Bachelor’s Degree from YSU in Applied Mathematics and Physics.

Narek is a Backend Developer with an extensive experience in the IT world. Before joining Arcnet he worked for various companies including Storm, Vectre and LaravelSoft. He boasts proficient knowledge of the back-end programming languages and frameworks, understanding front-end web technologies and experience with version control systems. Narek holds a Bachelor’s Degree from YSU in Applied Mathematics and Physics.

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Ruben Arushanyan

Front-end Developer

The youngest member of our team Rouben is a student at YSU studying Applied Mathematics and Physics. He is passionate and talented Front-end developer, eager to help Arcnet push the limits of what Arcnet does.

The youngest member of our team Rouben is a student at YSU studying Applied Mathematics and Physics. He is passionate and talented Front-end developer, eager to help Arcnet push the limits of what Arcnet does.

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Ani Manukyan

Front-end Developer

Ani is an experienced frontend developer with around a decade of professional experience and years of productive work in companies such as SiteMax Web Design Studio, LaravelSoft and others. Her most notable work, perhaps, was towards creation of e-governance software for Yerevan Municipality, which was recognized as one of the most successful e-government systems in Europe, and for which she has received a special letter of recognition from the Mayor.

Ani is an experienced frontend developer with around a decade of professional experience and years of productive work in companies such as SiteMax Web Design Studio, LaravelSoft and others. Her most notable work, perhaps, was towards creation of e-governance software for Yerevan Municipality, which was recognized as one of the most successful e-government systems in Europe, and for which she has received a special letter of recognition from the Mayor.