Ukraine shows it is open for IT Business

Fremont, California (EastBayDaily) — Softjourn, a Fremont-based software services provider with a major operations center in Ukraine, announced today that it has been named one of the the Global Outsourcing 100 companies, in the rising stars category. The ranking was put together by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) in its 2015 Global Outsourcing 100® List.

“Inclusion in the list of the top 100 firms follows a year of continued strong growth and performance for Softjourn, as supported by high client satisfaction and an increased level of sophistication and creativity of client projects delivered. It is especially gratifying for everyone in the company to receive this award in spite of the turbulent year that Ukraine has had. It speaks volumes to the professionalism displayed by each and every Softjourner! ”, Emmy Gengler, CEO, Softjourn,Inc. "This is a win for Ukraine as well."

The Ukrainian government is committed to developing the IT industry. Together with IT companies — both product and services — and associations like the Brain Basket Foundation, the government is planning to develop IT in to a major export industry by 2020; with the objective to reach $20 billion USD in ten years.

Now in its 10th year, The Global Outsourcing 100 recognizes the world's best outsourcing service providers. This list is based on applications received, and judging is based on a set of measurable standards such as size and growth, delivery excellence, programs for innovation and corporate social responsibility; as well as an evaluation by a panel of industry-recognized outsourcing leaders led by Michael Corbett, Chairman of IAOP. “The ten–year milestone made it the perfect time to expand and build upon the Global Outsourcing 100's growing recognition and value," said Michael Corbett, IAOP Chairman. “We've done that with a greater emphasis on making it easier to find companies and the excellence required to make the list."

About IAOP The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is a global standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With over 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP is the leading professional association for organizations and individuals involved in transforming the world of business through outsourcing, off shoring, and shared services. To learn more visit:

About Softjourn, Inc. Softjourn has been providing software engineering services from Ukraine, and now Poland, since 2001. Both SMEs and Fortune 1000 companies have partnered with Softjourn, gaining them advances in the services and products they are able to provide to their clients. With Softjourn, clients achieve increased revenue streams faster than they could alone. For more information, visit

For more information contact: Softjourn, Inc. Olga Bandura olga(at)softjourn(dot)com Tel: +1.510.943.6217 x577


Olga Bandura


Emmy B. Gengler

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