Andrei
Kalinin

Deputy Vice President, AI Technologies Director

Biography

Born on July 27, 1978.

He graduated with honors from the Moscow Aviation Institute, specializing in Applied Mathematics. Now he teaches data retrieval and natural language text processing courses at the Moscow Aviation Institute.

He started his career at Rambler&Co as a leading programmer.

He joined Mail.ru Group in 2010, as the Head of Quality for the Search Project. In 2019, he was appointed as AI Technologies Director.

Andrei is responsible for the strategic development of AI and search, voice-activated assistance, recommender system, the Atom browser, the Answers project, and other search products.

Andrei has vast experience in system development and natural language text processing. He participated in developing the first Russian spam filter, Kaspersky Anti-Spam.