Doing software and a little bit hardware development since 8yo, eventually got inspired by iOS and Android and passionate about mobile messaging. Doing mostly messaging apps since then. Won multiple mobile messaging contests.
Woked at Telegram in it’s early days on Android app. There created a high performance rendering tech for low profile Android phones (30/60fps rendering of complex lists), created first reusable API library for Telegram that eventually led to creation of a first internal bot for Telegram.
Founded several startups: Mobile e-commerce in Russia, Actor Messenger, and latest and biggest: Openland that got into Y Combinator in winter 2018 and then raised over 2M in seed round.