Leadership

EnCata’s diverse international management team and specialist advisors are unified in their goal of giving EnCata’s clients the world’s best and most cost effective innovative engineering solutions.
Dr. Peter Dudin

Co-Founder / CBDO EnCata​

Peter has 15 years of experience in innovation development and finance and is driving EnCata’s international growth. With a PhD (chemistry and nanotechnology) from the UK’s Warwick University, Peter is an experienced specialist whose knowledge and attainments are sought after at international conferences all over the world. His multidisciplinary experience in finance, engineering and technology transfer give Peter the skill to quickly assess the needs and capabilities of innovative projects and design the most effective and efficient development program.

Oleg Kondrashov

Founder / CEO EnCata

Oleg founded EnCata and has grown it from a small R&D facility to Eastern Europe’s premier engineering services company, with 200+ engineers and a fully equipped factory. Oleg has a MSc degree in physics (optics and lasers) and has been the pioneer in bringing lean manufacturing techniques to Belarus and the region. In 2016, he was awarded the title of Minsk/Belarus “Person of the Year” in industrial innovation. In addition to managing EnCata’s rapid growth, Oleg mentors deep tech startups and advises VC funds on investment strategy. He is a frequent speaker at high-level conferences.
Michael Tavis

Partner EnCata in N.America​

Mike manages EnCata’s growing business in North America. He has a BA from Dartmouth College and MPA from Princeton University. After a 10 year finance and business development career in New York with Exxon, Seagram’s and Citicorp Securities, Mike began an Eastern European Odyssey in Russia, Latvia, Estonia and Belarus; first managing a $300 million private equity fund before founding, investing in and managing a series of manufacturing companies. He is excited to be EnCata’s US partner and has recently moved back to the US and is living with his family in Boston.

Advisory board

Rod Robertson

Investment and M&A advisor.
Managing partner, Briggs Capital

Robert Cote

IP law and IP strategy advisor.
CEO, IP Capital Financing

Scott Miller

Product development & Manufacturing advisor.
CEO, Dragon Innovation (AVNET) and BOLT partner

Brian Litman

Media Technology Advisor.
Layer 3 Audio Technology Pioneer

Masamichi Kawagome

R&D Advisor. Chatered management consultant of J-SMECA.
CEO, Geocom Consulting