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I'm an enthusiastic software engineer and ex-CTO with over 10 years of experience in the software industry.

I've had the privilege of delivering high-quality software solutions to a diverse range of clients, including Fortune 100 companies and startups.

I'm also passionate about investing and manage a six-figure portfolio as a Featured Investor on eToro.



Adventures &



Sr. Software Engineer @ Upwork

Developing experimental features as part of the growth team, conducting A/B tests and UX research, collecting and analysing metrics to validate hypotheses and iterating over to improve the conversion.

Jan 2021 - PRESENT

Sr. Software Engineer @ EPAM Systems

  • Lead the frontend development in 3 (Java) teams
  • Regularly consulted stakeholders about best converting UI/UX solutions
  • Leveled up the product quality gate by implementing modern e2e testing o
  • Mentoring in Angular
  • Got a promotion to be relocated to the USA office (on L1B) but the move was cancelled due to COVID-19

Nov 2018 - Jan 2021

Co-Founder @ BeTenant.com

A marketplace designed to connect Tenants with Landlords for extended rental periods, unlike Airbnb which is limited to the maximum 90 days. In addition, it offers a roommating feature that connects tenants with one another.

May 2018 - Apr 2019

Project Technical Lead @ Incentient

Highlanders is a social media app where users can create a digital presence that will live on even after their death. (I know it sounds a little weird)
  • Designed an architecture for the mobile first Social Media App
  • Implemented a working prototype UI using Ionic Framework
  • Implemented an advanced search using Elasticsearch

Jan 2017 - Mar 2018

CTO @ Velox Software LLC

  • As CTO, I was responsible for hiring, managing the technical pipeline and resources of the company. (in simple words, going full multitask mode)
  • Supervised several projects for Transparent and team of 7 people.
  • Utilized JavaScript for all business needs, as it allowed us to create various applications within the same stack, both backend and frontend, desktop and mobile.

Dec 2015 - Dec 2016

Web Developer @ Keen Steps LLC

  • Started my career at Keen Steps LLC at the age of 18, as the youngest employee in the company
  • Developing new features for a popular PHP based Job Boarding software

Sep 2013 - Dec 2015



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