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Ivan B. CTO / Blockchain Solution Architect / Technical Manager

Ivan B.

  • Poland
  • 7 years
  • Full-time (40 hrs/week)
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I’m a tech guy with 10+ years of experience in development, with significant management and bizdev skills. Have been working in the blockchain industry for already 7+ years. Enormously curious about AI and Data Science. Sufficient experience in IoT development. Managed teams of 3-20 specialists. Fluent in English and Russian. - Started in 2011 as a full-stack developer. In between 2014 and 2016 developed and managed 7 projects with blockchain integration: Ad network, RTB platform, Exchanges, ICO platforms, etc. Led the development of one of the first decentralized cryptocurrency exchange in 2016 as a CTO. Initiated and headed R&D unit in 2017. Together with the team researched emerging technologies and projects in Blockchain, AI, IoT spheres. Developed prototypes and PoCs. - Last 3-4 years worked as a blockchain solution architect and advisor on dozens of blockchain-related projects.

Skills and experiences

Skills and experiences

Chief Technology Officer

L3COS 07/2021 - present

 

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Blockchain Solutions Architect

Aetsoft 12/2020 - 07/2021

Worked with Sales and Business Development teams. Responsibilities: - Technical assistance to the sales team; - Negotiations and consultations with clients; - Gathering of business and technical requirements from clients, understanding constraints, its analysis; - Creating a proposal with related documentation (technical vision, architecture, use-cases, WBS, UML diagrams, evaluation & ballparks, risks & assumptions); - Close interaction with the customer's and in-house technical teams; - Support for development after the deal is concluded; - Prototyping of high-level solution; - Performing Demo and PoC, conducting workshops for clients; - Building up the company's expertise; Results: - Took part in 50+ projects (including Fortune 500 companies); - Helped to conclude 25+ major deals; - Researched and applied 30+ blockchain platforms, products and frameworks; - Created significant knowledgebase;

Location: Belarus

Pre-Sales Engineer

Aetsoft 08/2017 - 11/2020

R&D Head

OpenLedger 08/2017 - 05/2020

Responsibilities: - Hiring and managing a team of 5-7 highly-qualified specialists with exceptional backgrounds; - Leading the researching, analysis, assessment of emerging technologies and projects in Blockchain, ML&AI, IoT spheres; - Determining the direction of the company's development together with the BoD on the basis of researches and market analysis; - Application of research results in development; - Creation and presentation of PoC, demos and prototypes; - Performing R&D at the request of customers; Results: - The company has significantly expanded its own expertise in many areas thanks to dynamic R&D; - More than 10 deals were concluded only because of the initial R&D provided; - The research results have been implemented in more than 30 projects; - Won projects in the Dubai Future Accelerator (Cohort 6) and Dubai Blockchain Governance Accelerator;

Location: Denmark

Chief Technology Officer

OpenLedger 06/2016 - 08/2017

The earliest decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. Responsibilities: - Hiring and managing a team of 10-20 ppl; - Release & vulnerability management; - Ensuring a smooth transition of users from CCEDK; - Strategy planning and discussing with the Board of Directors; - Exchange presentation to clients, partners and investors; - Conducting competitive market analysis; - Work with the BD and Marketing teams to promote the exchange; Results: - Openledger became a truly unique decentralized exchange in 2016; - Starting from zero, we have reached a daily volume of $20M and entered the top 20 cryptocurrency exchanges for the year; - Connected more than 15 cryptocurrencies per year with hundreds of traded pairs; - Made Openledger a major and well-known member of the Bitshares community with its own block producer node; - Participated in numerous blockchain conferences and presentations;

Location: Denmark

Technical Product Manager

CCEDK/Crypto Coins Enterprise Denmark ApS. 12/2014 - 06/2016

The first cryptocurrency exchange in Denmark. Responsibilities: - Regular communications with Danish CEO and creating a common vision; - Designing the platform in accordance with the vision; - Management of a remote team of 5-7 people; - Release management; - System monitoring and financial integrity analysis; - Conducting competitive market analysis; - Data & metrics analysis; - Prevention of hacks and cyber attacks; - Customer support management; - Project closure and users transition; Results: - Increased daily volumes from $20k to $5M in less than 2 years; - Integrated 10+ cryptocurrencies; - Established stable product support processes; - Prevented dozens of attacks, hacks and abuses; - Implemented a smooth transition of the project to OpenLedger with its client base;

Location: Denmark

Technical Lead

Bitteaser 12/2014 - 06/2016

Soon after the success, it was decided to expand the team and develop the project. Responsibilities: - Hiring and managing a technical team; - Vulnerabilities management; - Smooth platform scaling; - New features delivery; - Integration with RTB system (as a DSP); Results: - Created and successfully managed a team of 7 ppl; - Effective protection against DDOS attacks and abuse has been created; - Dozens of releases shipped; - 300 shows per second were reached on the platform; - In 2016 the platform successfully evolved to the HubDSP with its clients transition;

Location: Denmark

Full Stack Developer

Bitteaser 05/2014 - 12/2014

One-man project. Responsibilities: - Basic platform customization (redesign, new ads types, complex economics); - Cryptocurrency payments integration; - Deployment & maintenance; Results: - The unique successful AD platform, designed and developed in 4 months; - 1000 active advertisers reached within the next 3 months after the launch;

Location: Denmark

Full Stack Developer

Freelance 03/2011 - 05/2014

Designed, developed, deployed, maintained dozens of websites and web applications for SMEs. Provided SEO services. Worked with distributed teams of 5-15 ppl. Related: Nginx/Apache, PHP, JavaScript, Node.js, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Laravel, MODx, Wordpress, Ajax, Bootstrap.

Location: Belarus

Others

English

Professional working

Русский

Native or bilingual

Belarusian

Full professional
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