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Ivan B. CTO / Blockchain Solution Architect / Technical Manager

Ivan B.

  • Poland
  • 10 years
  • Full-time (40 hrs/week)
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Not only I develop blockchain projects, but I also fill them with the sense and value. ~ I’m a tech guy with 10+ years of experience in commercial development. Have been working in the blockchain/fintech industry for already 7+ years. Worked with AI (CV). Worked a lot on the business and economic (tokenomics) aspects of the projects. Managed teams of 5-15 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 in Pre-Sale as a blockchain solution architect and advisor on 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

Responsibilities: - Preparation and design of blockchain-related architecture, structure visualization; - Blockchain economy & tokenomics designing, business model elaboration; - Integration plan description and implementation; - Assistance to development teams, technical consulting for clients; - Conducting technical workshops; Results: - Designed comprehensive architecture for 3 enterprise-level projects; - Overseen development of 8 projects; - Conducted 10+ blockchain workshops; Related: SAD, UML, SDLC, RPC, REST API, Web3, Figma, Draw, Architecture (Cloud, Serverless, Decentralized, Enterprise, Network), Infrastructure, DevOps;

Location: Belarus

Pre-Sales Engineer

Aetsoft 08/2017 - 11/2020

Responsibilities: - Technical assistance to the sales and business development teams, negotiations with clients; - Gathering of business and technical requirements from clients, its analysis; - Creating a proposal with related documentation (technical vision, diagrams, evaluation & ballparks, risks & assumptions); - Prototyping of high-level solution; - Performing Demo and PoC; - Post-Sales project support and supervision; Results: - Took part in 35+ projects (including Fortune 500 companies); - Helped to conclude 15+ major contracts; - Created and presented 10+ PoCs; - Enhanced Sales funnel; Related: BA, WBS, SoW, PoC, Bitshares, Ethereum, Hyperledger, IoT, Trackers (UWB, BLE), AI, ML, CV, TensorFlow; Areas: NFT, Tokens, Cryptocurrencies, DeFi, DEX, DAO, DID, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Agriculture, Healthcare, Retail, Insurance, KYC/AML, Payments;

R&D Head

OpenLedger 08/2017 - 05/2020

Responsibilities: - Hiring and managing a team of 5-7 highly-qualified specialists; - 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; - Creation and presentation of PoC, demos and prototypes; - Performing R&D at the request of clients; Results: - Researched and applied 30+ blockchain platforms, products, and frameworks in clients’ and in-house projects; - Around 10 contacts were concluded due to the initial R&D service provided; - Won projects in the Dubai Future Accelerator (Cohort 6) and Dubai Blockchain Governance Accelerator; Related: Python, JavaScript, Typescript, Node, Solidity, SQL, Shell, SSH, DevOps, Git, AWS, Google Cloud, Kali, Linux, Docker, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, IPFS, Web3, React, Truffle, OpenZeppelin;

Location: Denmark

Chief Technology Officer

OpenLedger 06/2016 - 08/2017

The earliest decentralized cryptocurrency exchange in the world. Responsibilities: - Hiring and managing a team of 15+ ppl; - Strategy development with the Board of Directors; - Features planning, development, delivery, and release management; - Vulnerability and cybersecurity management; - Market & competitive analysis; Results: - Starting from zero, we have reached a daily volume of $20M and entered the top 30 cryptocurrencies within one year; - Established 20+ partnerships and connected around 15 projects (tokens and currencies) to the platform; - Made Openledger a major and well-known member of the Bitshares community with its own block producer node; - Expended technical team by 3 times; - Presented Openledger in numerous blockchain conferences and workshops; Related: Hands-On Development, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira, Confluence, Trello, Resource planning, Budgeting, Bitshares, Graphene, JS, Go, PHP, MySQL;

Location: Denmark

Technical Product Manager

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

The first cryptocurrency exchange in Denmark. Responsibilities: - Designing the platform in accordance with the CEO's vision; - Management of a remote team of 5-7 people; - Release & customer support management; - System monitoring and financial integrity analysis; - Prevention of hacks and cyber attacks; - Competitive market & metrics analysis; Results: - Increased daily volumes from $20k to $5M in less than 2 years; - Integrated 10+ cryptocurrencies and 15+ fiats; - 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



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