Dmitry Grishin is a co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Mail.ru Group. From 1998 until 2001 he worked for a U.S. software company. In 2000 Dmitry Grishin joined netBridge Services (later Mail.ru) as Head of the Project Development Department, stepping up as General Director for the company in April 2003. In 2005 he became one of the Mail.ru Group co-founders. Under his leadership in November 2010 Mail.ru Group carried out its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. In 2012 he became Mail.Ru Group’s Chairman of the Board of Directors. With his direct participation in 2011 Mail.ru Group opened a Technology Park based at Bauman MSTU, where more than 240 students annually complete the main program and semester courses. In 2013 Grishin was included on MIT Technology Review’s annual "Innovators Under 35" list. Dmitry Grishin has been voted as Businessman of the year by GQ in 2017.