Alexander Ermakov

Managing Partner

Microsoft Regional Director in Russia, Microsoft MVP in Business Applications and Azure categories, inspiring speaker, MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MOMS, MCP, MBA, Certified Auditor, Partner at Awara IT, beloved husband, father of two and just a good guy.

Alexander has over 25 years of experience working with IT, last 14 were tightly dedicated to Microsoft technologies in Business Applications. He had sold his heart to Dynamics NAV (now Dynamics 365 Business Central – besides he does sometimes Dynamics 365 F&O projects), and for many years in a raw evangelizes Dynamics platform inside Russia and across the board – with a focus on Russian localization and compliance with local legislation requirements.


Yury Shumakov

CEO, partner

Yury graduated from Chelyabinsk State University with degrees in \”Applied Mathematics\” and \”Banking and Finance\”, then continued his studies with Business IT Management Masters full-time degree at the University of Westminster, London, UK.

Yury joined Awara as an ERP consultant, operated as project manager, head of Microsoft Dynamics and SAP departments. Appointed as a Director of Awara IT Business in 2012. His main areas of expertise are: consulting and project management for the implementation and support of ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics and SAP), electronic docflow (SharePoint and M-Files), BI analytics. Among Yury\’s key professional interests is adaptation and usage of cloud technologies.