Entrepreneur with extensive experience in R&D for international companies and the development of software in Russia.
In 1992, Alexander founded SoftJoys, one of the first Russian software development companies. In 1999, he founded SJ Labs, which soon became a world leader in software for voice transmission over the internet. Alexander is also one of the founders of the Russian division of the MIT Enterprise Forum.
Over the course of ten years, he taught mathematics at the University of Aerospace Instrumentation.
- Research and development management
- Software development
- Business development
Pavel’s experience on the IT business amounts to more than 7 years. His main specialty is product management: the creation and launch of new products, as well the development of existing ones. Pavel is the founder and General Director of Arcsinus, the mobile solutions development company. Pavel previously worked at the world-famous ABBYY IT-Company where he was responsible for a series of products for mobile operating systems, specifically, Lingvo, TextGrabber, FineScanner, FineReader Touch, and others, which were successfully launched and introduced on the Russian and international markets.
In 2010, Pavel became an entrepreneur by launching a consulting business with his partner. As a recognized expert on mobile solutions and technologies, Pavel regularly appears as a speaker at major industry events such as Mobile Media Conference, Mobile Developer Day, Apps4all Forum, SPIC, etc.
Pavel has a multifaceted background. He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
- new products and introducing them to the market
- Product line management
- The development and marketing of mobile applications
Founder, co-owner, Development Director of the TRINET internet agency.
Organizer of the Saint Petersburg Internet Conference (SPIC).
Founder, co-owner, General Director of the eLama contextual advertising service.
- Project management
- Internet marketing
- Building a business “from the ground up”
- Introducing new products onto the market
Alexander is the Director and one of the founders of the Reksoft Company, one of the largest Russian software developers.
Since its founding, Alexander has held the post of General Director at the Company, and been responsible for the development of its strategic plans and policies, as well as the coordination of partnership and investor relations issue. Among the largest project managed by Alexander is the Ozon.ru internet store, the Assist payment system and many more IT projects.
Alexander is also part of:
- The board of the RusSoft Association of Russian software development companies
- The Committee for the Development of the Innovations and Investments market under the Coordinating Council of the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange
- Investment Committee of the Pre-seed Investment Fund non-profit organization (Saint Petersburg)
Taking on the role of a business angel, Alexander finances and provides consultation for promising technological projects.
- Company development strategy
- Attracting investments
Irina is the president of the Web Ready Non-profit Fund to Support Innovation, as well as a consultant on marketing and attracting investment for start-ups. She previously managed the Ingria Technopark and Business Incubator; she has been one of the primary organizers of the Web Ready competition and investment forum.
Furthermore, Irina has experience working at the BFA Financial Group and founding a consulting company.
- Attracting clients, sales
- Managing and working with a team
Viktor has been in the IT Business since 1991 and is the founder of several famous companies, including the Reksoft Company, one of the largest Russian software developers, as well as internet companies such as OZON.RU, Fishup, ASSIST, which occupy leading positions in their market segments. Furthermore, Viktor is the co-founder of the Barsum and is an active participant in the development and promotion of the company’s products and solutions for recording and monitoring enterprise telecommunications expenses.
Viktor graduated from the Saint Petersburg University of Aerospace Instrumentation in 1993, and received his MBA at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2006. In 2009, Viktor became a co-owner and member of the board of directors of the Neosistema State Corporation. Viktor is currently on the board of directors of several companies and is investing in start-ups.
- Developing and marketing software products and mobile applications
- Web services
Maria has been in the personnel management business since 2006 and in the IT business since 2007. Specialist in the field of IT recruiting and the execution of internal HR processes. Graduated from the Public Relations division of the Journalism Department of Saint Petersburg State University. Creative guru and supporter of the implementation of personnel management technologies. Before arriving at iChar, worked as the HR manager of the largest outsourcer in Eastern Europe, EPAM Systems.
- Personnel management
- IT recruitment
- Execution of internal processes
- The implementation of marketing technologies in the personnel management field
Founder, creator and technologist of the Mediasfera internet agency, the leader in terms of SEO rating, site creation and contextual advertising.
Has been in business since 1995 and online promotion since 2003.
- Online project promotion
- Attracting targeting traffic
- Search promotion
- Social networks
- Mobile advertising
- Web analytics, increasing efficiency
- Business strategy development
General Director of the SeeMedia Company, co-owner of Spetzoptika CPB, Consultant at the DOK Company, the Xmas Venture Fund. Worked at the Business Incubator of Saint Petersburg’s Ingria Technopark, Citibank Russia, the production division of Lenstroimateriali, Sberbank, Lenmontazhstroi, the BFA Venture Fund, the Pre-seed Investment Fund non-profit organization.
- Разработка продуктовой стратегии
- Конкурентный анализ
- Стратегические партнерства
- Маркетинговая политика
- Финансовое моделирование
Director and Co-founder of the Untitled Venture Company, a successful investor and entrepreneur on the hi-tech market. Graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University. In the 1990s, Konstantin was one of the managers of the Vest Company, one of the best-known player on the electronic document processing market. In the early 2000’s, he worked with a team of like-minded people to create the Documentum Services Company, which was later bought by the EMC Corporation. From 2007 to 2011, Konstantin held the post of General Manager of EMC Information Intelligence Group, and then founded the Untitled Venture Company.
The Untitled Venture Company specialized in the “early cycle,’ combining deep industry expertise, communications and teamwork. The Fund focused on the development of local projects will global promise, build on the basis of unique technological developments and business models. The primary business model of companies that the fund works with is “a new product on a new market.”
- Entering the market for new products
- Preparing a project to attract investment
- Team building
Architect of industry solutions for the EMC Company
An R&D Specialist interested in complex projects and the highest level of science. Vladimir’s current interests are data science, bioinformatics and analysis of social network communities. His hobby is information security (web and SW) and various CTF; he teaches his own class on information security. He manages an R&D group focused on prototyping new technologies in that area.
Vladimir participated in several projects to improve Hadoop, and also gave a presentation at EMC Forum 2012 in the USA. He participated in a data science summit and completed a training program in that field held by Greenplum. He has taught a course on Big Data for academic partners.
- Managing development at a start-up
- Project management
- Software development
Vadim graduated from the department of technical cybernetics of Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University. Up until 2004, he went from engineer/programmer to project manager at the Saint Petersburg branch of Motorola. His primary specialty was the application of formal methods to verify and validate distributed systems.
Vadim has worked at Intel since 2004. He initially specialized in the promotion of server platforms in the role of an applications engineer and worked with independent software developed, helping to provide support for new functions. Since 2006, he has managed a team handling the promotion of virtualization and active management technologies among independent software developers in the European region.
Since 2010 he has been responsible for the development of mobile equipment (netbooks, tablets, plug-in solutions).
Since 2011, he has led projects through the Ideas and Reality program at Intel to create new sources of income and develop service models, both within the company and in cooperation with outside partners.
- Technical marketing
- Strategic business development
- Promoting new products
- Managing the software development process
Development Director: www.go2see.ru
Development/sales: Yandex Money terminal network
Payment infrastructure development: Yota.
PR Service Manager: DengiOnline.
- Selecting a payment services provider
- Selecting payment methods based on product analysis
- Fraud protection
- Creating payment infrastructure around the world
- Structure and business processes of payment systems
- All processes of the travel industry
- Marketing and promotion of online projects
Since 2013, Ilya has held the post of Products Director at the Fotostrana.ru Company
Beginning in 2010, he managed strategic marketing at i-Free Innovations. Before that, he handled the promotion and development of communications services at the Yota Company, worked at i-Free in various positons, from Advertising Manager to Internet Projects Manager, and worked in marketing for Tele2 Saint Petersburg, a mobile operator.
In 2002 he participated in founding the SmartPhone Labs Company, a mobile applications developer, where he worked as Director of Marketing for two years.
Ilya Graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics with a degree in Marketing. He is an alumnus of the AIESEC international student association.
- The development and marketing of mobile applications