Founder & CEO, Source Labs
Andrei Bondarev is a successful entrepreneur and engineer who currently resides in New York City. He shares his love for technology with people around him and has been termed as an extremely fast learner. He's a talented engineer with a passion for delivering quality software products around the clock. Apart from English he also speaks Romanian and Russian. Andrei received a Distinguished Academic Achievement Certificate for pursuing a degree in Information Technology & Information Security from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. After graduating he spent several years working for various tech companies in the Washington D.C. area. He lead the development of numerous products for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, helped scale one of the biggest e-commerce platform solutions Spree Commerce, and built out customer facing tools for WeddingWire, one of the fastest growing U.S. companies.In 2017 he founded a software development firm called Source Labs that specializes in building custom technology solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. With his deep insight into building and scaling software-centered businesses he brings his strategy-focused approach to helping clients of all shapes and sizes in a wide range of industries. His firm has assisted a large public radio organization scale their content distribution tools, assisted a Y-Combinator graduate startup build out their platform, built out an inclusive-hiring platform to help address Former President Barack Obama's "TechHire Initiave", built tools and platforms to increase coherency within the small business communities for private-sector and government clients, built out a successful SaaS platform and business for a D.C.-based market research firm, and helped several EdTech non-profits.His zeal to teach led him to instruct a Backend Web Development course at General Assembly. He also coaches and mentors future entrepreneurs and business leaders through the Startup Weekend organization and the Washington, D.C. startup accelerator called 1776.Andrei can be approached by anyone that requires an end-to-end innovative technology solution, and cares about a holistic approach that factors in an understanding how technology solves business problems.