Vassil is a life-long entrepreneur with over 25 years of executive and high-tech experience. His companies have focused on innovative business collaboration using the latest web and social media technologies. From his experience in the industry, Mladjov recognized the shortcomings of existing collaborative systems and founded Blogtronix with the goal of using Web 2.0 social tools to enhance such systems, and to improve communication both inside and outside of an organization.
Vassil brings to Blogtronix a long history of technological experience spanning many sectors. Most recently, Mladjov was the Chief Technology Officer for the AlwaysOn Network, which was the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. In 2002, Mladjov founded StreamingMarketplace.com, which features an on-line Marketplace focused on streaming media technology and services. Prior to his work with AlwaysOn, Vassil served as Vice President and Director of Technology for Corporate Communication at ABN AMRO Bank, and as Vice President and CIO in charge of media streaming operations and new media at ITN. He has also worked as a technology consultant with UB Group, Preferred Technology, and Sage Clearing.
A lifelong innovator, Vassil started writing software applications while still in high school. While serving in the Bulgarian Air Force, Mladjov developed an e-training software for Air-Force personnel training. After coming to the United States and obtaining a degree in Finance from San Francisco State University, Vassil teamed with former Sun Microsystems executives on one of the first ventures to offer business software as a service over the Internet (today known as SaaS). Over the years, Vassil has created new business models for the social media industry and has worked closely with Microsoft, Apple, Akamai, Speedera, PBS, Charles Schwab, Sun Microsystems, and Wells Fargo.
Vassil has a degree in Finance from SFSU.