Igor Ovchinnikov is a professional corporate trainer who lives in San Francisco California. He has more than 15 years of experience in software and professional-development (AKA “soft-skills”) training. Among his major former and present happy clients are Stanford University, Apple, Boston Scientific, Genentech, Google, Stryker Endoscopy, Bayer, University of California, Altera and many others—all over Silicon Valley. His focus is on rapid skills development by using advanced cognitive-psychology based teaching techniques. He is renowned for his legendary crystal-clear explanations and instructions that make complex concepts extremely easy to understand and remember. He holds a Master’s degree in English, Literature and Linguistics with focus on effective teaching methodologies. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Ohio State University’s Max Fisher College of Business. Plus, he is certified as Project Management Professional (PMP) by Project Management Institute (PMI). Before his successful teaching career, he worked for Price Waterhouse Coopers and IBM.