Roman has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Google in 2017 he worked for IBM and was responsible for WebSphere competitive research worldwide. Prior to that he developed desktop, client-server and 3 tier applications using a variety of programming languages. Roman lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and three kids. He is an avid triathlete, photographer and enjoys DIY home improvement. He traveled to over 34 countries and visited over 25 states in the US. More at romankharkovski.com.