Hewlett-Packard Slovakia, HP Services Consulting and Integration, Senior Solution Architect
Michal Sevcik obtained his Master degree at the Slovak Technical University in Computer Science. After finishing his studies he started to gather his professional experience as a junior analyst working for Digital on projects focused on information / enterprise architectures for customers mainly from public and financial sector. He fulfilled the role of a business analyst and a designer on several IT projects for a major Slovak bank. Later he has gained experience and skills working on software development projects for key players in the financial and mortgage brokering market in New Zealand and Australia using different object-oriented methodologies. Since his return to Slovakia in 2001 he has been working for Compaq and then Hewlett-Packard as a business analyst and solution architect using his experience and skills to analyse, design and implement complex IT projects and deliver system integration projects in the public sector. Since 2004 he was focusing mainly on the technologies and projects in the public sector related to the ePassports, national IDs and other electronic documents. He has significantly contributed to the successful setup of the Slovak National Personalisation Centre, its technologies, internal processes and the application to support them. He is currently involved as a solution architect in two biggest projects being implemented for Slovak Ministry of Interiors – implementation of National Schengen and Visa Information System and extension of the National Personalisation Centre to provide the capability for personalizing biometric passports.