He graduated from Penza State University with a degree in Software engineering for computers and computer-based systems. In 2008, he joined the Mail.ru Group team as a Project Manager. Until 2012, he was working on the development of mobile messengers, afterwards he headed the creation and development of mobile apps, including Mail, News, BeepCar, Artisto, MyMail, Horoscopes and others. In 2015, he held the position of Mobile Technology Director. Since 2018, he has also been Vice President of Mail.ru Group.