CEO of Sputnik Mobile, a full-service mobile development agency. We build awesome apps for iOS, Android, and responsive web. Services include visual branding, design, user experience, analytics, development, quality assurance, and app maintenance.
Founder of Clothia, a fashion destination and an iPad app. Featured by Apple as Top Pick in Shopping apps. Clothia users can browse their friends’ closets, mix-n-match items to create outfits, and get inspired by fellow Clothia fashionistas.
Guest lecturer at Columbia University, NYU and General Assembly. Contributing writer to Business Insider. Root member of NY Hacker Union. Featured by BetaBeat as one of the “25 Women Driving New York’s Tech Scene.” Profiled by The New York Times, Fast Company, AdAge.
MS in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego, Systems and Networking concentration, Network Security focus. Analyzed properties of port scans, intent of attackers and prevalence of background port scanning, and created a network traffic analyzer to assist in network data measurement.
Researcher at CAIDA (Collaborative Association for Internet Data Analysis) at SDSC (San Diego Supercomputer Center) with k claffy researching internet topology utilizing skitter (traceroute measurement tool) data and BGP tables. Evaluated the value of IXs (Internet eXchange points) for Autonomous Systems (AS), the difference in peering relationships through IX (Internet eXchange Points) vs direct peering and IPv4/IPv6 protocols.
Bessemer Venture Partners – Lead Developer mining web traffic data, analyzing large data sets using machine-learning algorithms to predict Internet trends, and building traffic prediction models using gathered data and additional independent data sources.
Onshore/offshore project management – designed and developed custom financial applications and business solutions. Raised funds for 200M+ market cap companies, created a back-end platform for 400M+ hedge fund to optimize foreign exchange trading, assisted with development of high-frequency trading algorithms, worked with NASDAQ and NYSE-traded companies to create an unified online business development strategy.
Personal (fun facts):
Born in Kaliningrad, Russia to a family of engineers. Lived in Russia, USA, France.
Gold medal (highest honor/valedictorian) at School-Lyceum #49, Kaliningrad, Russia. Math, physics, english, economics, civil defense olympiads.
Piano Laureate, All-Russia Open pianist competition.
Studied ballet for 8 years, both in Russia and in the US.
Interests include snowboarding, fashion, technology, literature, art, wine, and mixed martial arts. Fluent Russian, conversational French.