Irakli Nadareishvili

Irakli Nadareishvili

Director of Strategy, API Academy at CA Technologies

Greater Philadelphia Area
Computer Software

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Irakli Nadareishvili's Overview


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Irakli Nadareishvili's Summary

Author, speaker, builder. Serial innovator who has designed and executed winning strategies at large, established companies and startups. Recognized for building outstanding multidisciplinary teams, shipping innovative software products and driving them to top market positions.

Busy with: large-scale web architecture, contributing to open-source in multiple programming languages and running (not always in that order).

Public speaking and press coverage:

Technology management, strategy, product development and marketing, process optimization, Agile, team development, recruiting, software architecture, operations, large-scale web publishing, Hypermedia/RESTful APIs.

Primary Technologies:
Node.js, LAMP, Drupal, Rails, Java, relational and document-oriented databases.

Irakli Nadareishvili's Certifications

  • Specification Lead for Collection.Doc Hypermedia Type

    • IANA
    • January 2014

Irakli Nadareishvili's Experience

Director of Strategy, API Academy

CA Technologies

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CA; Computer Software industry

February 2014Present (8 months)

The API Academy team at CA Technologies is a global leader in helping businesses and developers plan and execute on API strategy, through evangelism, education and consulting services.

In the Director of Strategy role I provide expert business, product and technical guidance to a wide variety of innovative organizations, worldwide. I also spend significant amount of time conducting fundamental, future-centric R&D in the space of APIs and complex, distributed systems architecture.

Director of Engineering, Digital Media


Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Broadcast Media industry

April 2011February 2014 (2 years 11 months) Washington, DC

Lead technology innovation, ensuring scalable architecture, business continuity and quality assurance across all NPR Digital Media products, including:, NPR mobile apps and NPR web APIs.

Took to being repeatedly named, by third-party researchers, the fastest news website globally: and

Architected Public Media Platform (—a large-scale, Amazon Cloud-based Hypermedia API enabling feature-rich, digital, multi-channel content exchange for content publishers.

Tech Advisor

Medivo Inc

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

January 2011June 2012 (1 year 6 months) New York, NY

Mentored the technical team of a VC-funded healthcare IT startup on technology strategy and highly scalable software architecture. Helped the company win its initial bids for RFPs, jump-start Scrum development process and conduct a pre-acquisition technical due diligence.

Director, Product Development

Phase2 Technology

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

December 2007April 2011 (3 years 5 months)

Played leadership role in helping grow a niche, local technology consulting into a widely recognized national operation by championing key product design, business development and partnerships initiatives.

Productized main service offerings into well-architected, fully implemented packaged solutions, boosting global brand recognition and enabling landing of key accounts such as: Reuters, Associated Press, Al Jazeera, World Bank, various United Nations Agencies,

Enterprise Architect


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

October 2005November 2007 (2 years 2 months)

Consulted on a number of client projects, providing software architecture expertise and development processes best-practices implementation leadership:
- Verisign Inc.: software performance and scalability expert for the Real-Time Publishing Unit.
- World Bank: architect of a large, consolidated database of unique World Bank research data and the designer of the corresponding RESTful Web API for the web team.
- HyperQuality Inc., a startup in Seattle: chief architect of a large-scale enterprise e-commerce system.

Chief Software Architect

Development Gateway Foundation

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

August 2004October 2005 (1 year 3 months)

Chief software architect of DGF's multisite, Java/JEE portal system.

Software Engineer

The World Bank

Nonprofit; 5001-10,000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

August 2001August 2004 (3 years 1 month)

Irakli Nadareishvili's Publications

Irakli Nadareishvili's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Georgian

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Russian

    (Full professional proficiency)

Irakli Nadareishvili's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Management
  2. Strategic Analysis
  3. Product Development
  4. Design Patterns
  5. Scalability
  6. Scrum
  7. Node.js
  8. Drupal
  9. CouchDB
  10. Java
  11. Online Publishing
  12. MongoDB
  13. MySQL
  14. Ruby on Rails
  15. New Business Development
  16. Team Leadership
  17. Recruitment/Retention
  18. PHP
  19. J2EE
  20. ElasticSearch
  21. Agile Methodologies
  22. Apache
  23. LAMP
  24. Web Development
  25. Management
  26. Mobile Applications
  27. Software Development
  28. Web Applications
  29. SaaS
  30. Start-ups
  31. REST
  32. Product Management
  33. Enterprise Software
  34. Databases
  35. Open Source
  36. Strategy
  37. IT Strategy
  38. Digital Media
  39. Business Development
  40. Ruby
  41. Web 2.0
  42. Distributed Systems
  43. APIs
  44. E-commerce
  45. Agile Project Management
  46. User Experience
  47. Mobile Devices

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Irakli Nadareishvili's Education

Tbilisi State University


Tbilisi State University


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