Fluence Labs: mission and origins

Fluence Labs was created to build a decentralized network technology.
We believe that decentralized data storage is a crucial part
of the tomorrow's web and will benefit the humanity by providing
a new level of privacy, control, and security. Behind this project
and vision is a dedicated group of people with experience and a dream.

Evgeny Ponomarev

CEO

Entrepreneur and product manager. Worked on product
at 2GIS (20M monthly audience). In charge of the project management track at CodeFest developers conference (1500+ attendees / year). Mined first Bitcoin in 2011 on CPU.

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Dmitry Kurinskiy

CTO

Software engineer and technical leader, with solid expertise
in complex engineering projects since 2004. Keen functional programming advocate. Prior to Fluence he was a CTO / lead engineer at a bunch of technology startups.

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Alexander Demidko

Chief Research Officer

Experienced distributed systems engineer with deep understanding of computer science and game theory. At Metamarkets he built a petabyte scale analytics platform capable of processing hundreds of billions events/day. At Stitch Fix, he worked on building the ML infrastructure.

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Constantine Solovev

Development

Software engineer proficient
in distributed systems
and big data processing.
Developed a high load data exchange platform for RTB advertising at CleverDATA.

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Dmitry Shakhtarin

Development

Software engineer with strong expertise
in cryptography, functional Scala programming
and backend development. Previously he worked
on building the end-to-end encrypted and completely anonymous messaging platform titanium.im.

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Dmitry Sergeev

Research

Backend software engineer. Built a heavily loaded game server engine
for the Tanki Online game.
Led big data processing team
at AlternativaPlatform.
Strong expertise in algorithms
and competitive programming, ACM contest finalist.

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Mikhail Voronov

Development

Reverse engineer and system programmer with a strong knowledge
of OS internals and process virtual machines architecture.
Ex-captain of the CTF (cyber security contests) team,
computer security PhD candidate (exploit detection), interested in finding public products vulnerabilities (owns few CVEs).

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Alexey Pyshnenko

Development

Seasoned distributed systems engineer with a deep functional languages knowledge. Previously longtime key developer
of the messenger platformoktos.io,where he implemented end-to-end encrypted communication and key management protocols;
integrated Bitcoin and Ethereum wallets functionality.

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Artemiy Liarskiy

Dev Relations

Digital marketing specialist
with projects for major brands
and rewarded agencies.
Background in B2B sales, marketing, and copywriting.

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Anna Lekanova

Community Building

Anna has a background in marketing
and business development
in the field of Technology Entrepreneurship.
Working on her MBA,
she has been collaborating with startups
as well as with major brands.

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Advisors

Nhan Phan

Snapchat

Engineering manager at Analytics division at Snapchat. Previously he was a VP of Engineering at Metamarkets, where he managed a distributed team of engineers building
a highly scalable and reliable analytics platform. Before Metamarkets, he was a VPE
at iSocket, which was acquired by Rubicon Project in 2014.

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Gordon Hall

Orc Network, Storj

The Bookchin. Distributed systems hacker
and free software activist.
He is the author of the core libraries that drive Storj,
ORC, as well as their underlying implementation
of the Kademlia distributed hash table.

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Lasse Clausen

1kx capital

Token angel investor at 1kx
focusing on token launches
and token economics.
Advisor at: Dock.io, Request Network, Apex, FundRequest.

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Christopher Heymann

1kx capital

Token angel investor at 1kx
focusing on technology
and token economics.
Advisor at: Dock.io, Request Network, Apex, FundRequest.

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Andrey Lelikov

Microsoft

Security engineer.
At Microsoft he was focused
on software obfuscation, cryptography, anti-hacking
and robustness technologies.

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Howard Wu

Dekrypt Capital

Co-founder at Dekrypt Capital.
Left Google for crypto.
Doing research at Berkeley Blockchain research division.

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Simon Kozlov

Instrumental Inc

Machine Learning and AI expert with a track record of building
teams and technology at Silicon Valley startups and larger companies.
Previously director of engineering at Roblox (currently valued at $2.4B)
and engineer at Microsoft and Dropbox.
Teaches Deep Learning in NSU,
Russia's top 5 science and engineering school.

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