EPIC Leadership

John Matlosz
Chief Executive Officer

John Matlosz founded EPIC Software Development in 2013 when he saw an industry need where he had the unique skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact. He brings nearly 30 years of business strategy and software development experience to each and every client.

John has a healthy reputation for delivering successful projects by applying technology to solve complex business objectives. His background includes software development, project management and global program management. He specializes in building and maintaining long-term relationships with his clients.

He has delivered solutions for organizations such as KPMG, Grant Thornton, Standard & Poor's, The U.S. Tennis Association, Videology, MediaSpace Solutions, Baxter Healthcare, Archi-Tech Systems, EngageMyHealth, General Motors, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, BMW and more. In his role as CEO at EPIC Software Development, he is responsible for the success of our client's projects, and for providing a nurturing, supportive environment for EPIC's employees.

Joseph E. Chiovarou, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Engineering Solutions (Certified Outsourcing Professional)

Joe Chiovarou was named Senior Vice President Engineering Solutions in January 2015. In this role, Joe leads EPIC's worldwide Engineering Solutions and Business Development teams. Joe’s organization is responsible for EPIC’s growth, marketplace positioning and the development of technology solutions to support client acquisition.

Joe joins Epic with over 25 years of experience in the global technology, software, and outsourcing fields. Joe’s unique background includes expertise in software product development, as well as marketing and sales. Joe also brings extensive global experience, managing resources in Eastern European and Latin American. Joe has delivered in many roles throughout his career including technical, operational, managerial and market facing. He is an alumnus of AT&T, Gartner Group, UBS, and Team International.

Joe is a Certified Outsourcing Professionals, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, holds a Bachelor of Science with majors in both Computer Science and Finance from Rider University, and holds a Master in Business Administration in Finance from Rider University.

John Hutchinson
Vice President, Delivery

A cross-functional team leader with over 23 years experience in product development, marketing, and e-commerce, John is responsible for delivering client solutions in collaboration with EPIC's onshore and offshore teams.

John has directed programs across industries such as enterprise software, data warehousing, finance, non-profits, advertising, and consumer products.

Before joining EPIC, John led Credo Reference's Platform and Product Management function, where he established an agile process for developing product features and reducing technical debt, while balancing the needs of sales, customer success, and technology teams.

John received his MBA from Babson College, Magna Cum Laude. He graduated from Skidmore College with a BA in Anthropology, Phi Beta Kappa.

Andrey Falkov
Chief Technology Officer

Andrey Falkov has been directly involved in the growth and development of EPIC from the beginning. As General Manager of the European branch, he is responsible for the architectural decisions, employee recruitment, personnel management and best practices.

Andrey is passionate about software development, with over 20 years of technical expertise in IT. He brings hands-on experience in various programming languages, techniques, and platforms. This experience makes Andrey a highly skilled a software engineer, and architect and manager. His extensive management expertise and recruitment for diversified projects prepared him to build effective teams. Andrey leads by example, consistently hitting project targets to achieve high performance for our clients.

Andrey graduated one of the most prestigious universities of the Russian Federation - Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University (Department of Electronics and Cybernetics, with a specialty in automated systems of data processing and management).

Aella Shabuneuskaya
Director, Product Management

Aella Shabuneuskaya is EPIC's Director of Product Management. In this role, Aella leads EPIC’s worldwide Product Management engagements.

Prior to joining EPIC, Aella was a Senior Business Analyst at Coherent Solutions. Her experience with product design, project management, Agile methodology and best practices enable her to effectively contribute across the entire product development cycle, from strategic conception and market validation, to product release and refinement.

Aella is fluent in several foreign languages, including English, German, Russian, Belarusian, Polish, Italian and studying Spanish and French. She studied History and Political Science at the Belarusian State University, the European Humanities University and the University of Göttingen.

Aella specializes in Project Management, client services and implementation, product development, strategy and risk management.

Fernanda Vega
Fernanda Vega
Human Resources Manager

An enthusiastic HR professional for over 6 years in the digital and software development industry, Fernanda has plenty of experience in recruiting specialized technical roles with tight time-to-close deadlines.

Fernanda's forte is in directing performance management, compensation, benefits and employee relations. She is passionate about creating opportunities for employees, developing career plans and building employee engagement. Her background in psychology has been useful in resolving recruitment and retention challenges.

At EPIC, Fernanda serves as a strategic advisor for talent development. She has a knack for creating processes from scratch, provides support and coaching to team leaders and employees, and she has proven success at bringing the best talent in the market to a winning team.

Jorge Varela
Jorge Valverde
Director of Client Services

As a team leader and senior software engineer, Jorge maintains an open channel of communication with clients and the EPIC team, his goal to exceed all expectations in creating and delivering quality work.

Jorge has over 13 years of development experience, primarily with Microsoft technologies, and also with JavaScript-based frameworks. As a full stack developer, Jorge has worked in many different lines of business including finance, casino management, data management, information systems and e-commerce.

Jorge brings superb communication skills and a great sense for understanding and helping customers with their needs, allowing him to develop strong relationships between business stakeholders and technologists.

While Jorge has a Masters degree in Information Technology Management with emphasis on Project Management, and a Bachelors degree in Computer Sciences, his studies in Computer Sciences began early, at a technical high school.

Alexey Paveliev
Alexey Paveliev
IT Project Manager

Alexey's passion is to help his clients achieve the maximum return on their investment, valuing live communication and maximizing transparency while solving their business problems with technology.

With over 15 years of IT experience in almost every aspect of software development, Alexey has developed professional skills across project management, business and systems analysis, management, risk management, quality assurance and software engineering.

At Nizhny Novgorod State University, Alexey studied engineering, applied math, and computer science.


EPIC is multi-shore, employing the best talent globally whether it’s onshore, nearshore or offshore software development. With delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, EPIC offers its clients a truly global delivery model regardless of scale.

We are headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, the new hub of the burgeoning technology industry in the New York Metropolitan Area. In 2015 we have opened offices in Boston, MA and Fort Lauderdale, FL to support our onshore, nearshore and offshore software development.


101 Hudson St. Suite 2100
Jersey City, NJ 07302


201 South Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02111


25/12 Bolshaya Pecherskaya St.
603155 Nizhny Novgorod,


Hwy 106
Heredia, Costa Rica

Meet the EPIC Team

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At EPIC we understand that the technology-driven world is becoming seamless with professionals interacting and collaborating to solve business problems better and faster. We integrate diverse cultures into winning teams that deliver cutting edge solutions for our clients.

It’s about people! Without smart, hardworking and motivated people, a company can’t survive. That’s why our focus is to challenge, educate and promote the development of our employees. It’s not in our DNA to micromanage. Our approach is to coach our intellectual capital, feed them with new concepts, cultivate their thinking and let them loose so they can add value in any engagement.

At EPIC we offer the following benefits for our people:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Significant Bonus Opportunities
  • Healthcare
  • Paid Vacation

Join us at EPIC because we:

  • Want to unlock your grey matter, not bottle it up
  • Know that the best answer doesn’t always come from the executive team
  • Embrace change because it’s the only constant in the technology field
  • Are always in search of better answers
  • Know we won't grow without great employees and in turn, highly satisfied customers

For more information on career opportunities with EPIC, please email us at careers@epicsoftwaredev.com