Alexei Lapouchnian is a researcher and practitioner with 15+ years of experience in the areas of business/systems analysis and business process management. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Toronto with specialization in requirements engineering for flexible software systems. For his MSc, Alexei worked on designing/verifying systems with multiple goal-driven intelligent agents.
Alexei has been focusing on the identification and analysis of business needs and translating them into requirements and designs for advanced socio-technical systems. This work was carried out in the academic environment as well as in organizations such as IBM and concentrated on developing approaches for identifying and analyzing requirements for complex self-adaptive, evolving, customizable, and context-aware software systems and business processes. He is also involved in integrating AI-based solutions into enterprise systems and the development of business process architectures for enabling flexibility and agility in organizations.
As a researcher, he has well-cited publications in the areas of requirements engineering, conceptual and enterprise modeling, and business process management published at such conferences as Requirements Engineering (RE), Conceptual Modeling (ER), Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), Business Process Management (BPM), and others. He’s been a frequent member of program committees at top conferences and a reviewer in top journals in his field.
Alexei has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on systems analysis, requirements management, business process design, software architecture, and software engineering at top Canadian universities.
He also has consulting experience in his areas of expertise and is certified in product management.