Managing Director ui42
Martin Krupa received his Masters degree at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Comenius University in the field of theoretical cybernetics, mathematical informatics and system theory in 1993. During his studies he attended a study placement to the Sheffield Hallam University, where he studied parallel programming.
He has been professionally interested in the Internet and web design since 1996. In 1997 he founded web agency ui42, where he is now the CEO and employs 35 people. ui42 is the leader in web technologies in Slovakia. The agency has created job portal Profesia.sk, publishing platform Buxus, and have expertise in usability testing. Since 2013, ui42 is an active representative of the Slovak Information Society at the working group for web usability, that aims at standartisation of accessibility of public web services.
Martin is interested in user experience (UX) or usability of web pages and applications, intranets and software in general. He actively promotes UX at conferences and in academic sphere and leads expert workshops. Since 2011 he organises World Usability Day in Slovakia, and since 2013 he cooperates with FIIT STU on this event. He lectures Advanced web application at the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics of the Comenius University and Drafting and testing of user interfaces at the Faculty of Informatics of Paneuropean University.
He also teaches programming to primary school students. He also helps the Computer Department of the Slovak Academy of Sciences to archive and promote the history of computer science in Slovakia. He is a member of the Slovak Information Society. He consults on web and online communications for nonprofit organisations.
Since ui42's inception in 1997 the company offers Internet and web services that simplify their clients online communications and online sales. Their services range from user experience (UX) design, development and implementation of publishing platforms for web and e-commerce, maintenance of the cloud services and their support, online performance marketing including consultation on starting up and scaling their business.
ui42 is the only online “one stop shop” in Slovakia that offers all these services under one roof. Every department has at least 5 years of experience and is top of their field.