Team

Core team

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CEO
Mikhail Sayfullin
Entrepreneur since 2002. Founded and developed a marketing agency that successfully delivered high quality services to the largest international corporations. Since 2014, Michail has been successfully working in the IT field launching a popular marketplace in the entertainment sector. One of the founders of the Enecuum Limited and our strategic manager since 2017.
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Sergey Bezzateev
Head of Research
Sergey Bezzateev
Sc.D. in CS, head of the Department of IT Security of the Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. Sergey is renown specialist with over 40 materials published in the field of Information Theory, Coding Theory, InfoSec, and one of the leading experts in cryptography.
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Henok 'Hen' Tekle
Strategic partner
Henok "Hen" Tekle
Co-founder and Managing Partner of AlphaChain, a notable blockchain angel investor, advisor, content creator and public speaker. Hen is a passionate advocate for the disruption brought by token economies and blockchain technology, and regularly speaks at conferences worldwide about these topics. Hen’s angel investment activities have delivered substantial capital and strategic value to early-stage companies in promotion of the development and mainstream adoption of blockchain technology.
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Aleksandra Afanasyeva
Researcher
Aleksandra Afanasyeva
Assistant professor of the Department of information systems security of the St.Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. Aleksandra received her M.Sc. in IT in 2003 and trained in the Nokia Research Center in Helsinki, Finland, on Evidence Based Security and Verification of Cryptographic Protocols. Aleksandra has participated in and led collaborative projects with Samsung, Intel, Dell EMC in InfoSec and Optimization of Resource Management Algorithms in Data Storage Systems.
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Konstantin Zhidanov
Tech Lead
Konstantin Zhidanov
Konstantin is a software developer with the skills on low-level programming and applied cryptography. Besides, he teaches computer science related courses at Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.
"To teach something is the best way to be sure that you really understand it."
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Sergey Vanurin
Project Manager
Sergey Vanurin
IT specialist with background in development, support, DevOps and delivery. As a project manager Sergey developed online 3D geoinformation system with successful adoption in city planning department. Interested in mathematics and data science Sergey finds Enecuum as the perfect place for personal growth and the world changing.
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Aleksandr Ometov
Researcher
Aleksandr Ometov
My name is Aleksandr Ometov and I am a young and excited researcher living in Tampere, Finland. Currently, I'm working at YL-Verkot OY as a technical project manager, and at the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering (Tampere University of Technology) with the amazing W.I.N.T.E.R. Group as a Researcher (UFO).
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Mikhail Vasilev
Software developer
Mikhail Vasilev
Mikhail - software developer graduated from the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Information Security Department. Developed and delivered WMS for one of the leading 3PL-operators in Russia.
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Kelly Ifaluyi
Community Manager
Kelly Ifaluyi
An enthusiastic professional community manager and Brand ambassador with over 2 years experience and comprehensive knowledge of diverse social media channels, strategies and blockchain technology.
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Bogdan Shelygin
Business Analyst
Bogdan Shelygin
Experienced in IT startup accelerator Ideal Machine and cryptocurrency venture investment fund Matrix. At Enecuum Bogdan is working on analyzing new market segments and developing business plans.
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Anton Prudanov
Software Engineer
Anton Prudanov
Software developer and InfoSec specialist graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. Anton has a wide range of IT-related skills including fullstack development, IoT solutions, cryptography and system administration. Anton's key focus is ENQ cryptography library.
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Yulia Bardinova
QA Engineer
Yulia Bardinova
QA Engineer with an Information Security background. Working on the blockchain cryptocurrency project aimed at smartphones. Current tasks:
  • Test-cases and test-suits design and implementation for agile development.
  • Functional testing of the Android app and website using manual & automated methods.
  • Project protocol testing.
  • Defect tracking, documentation, and reporting.
  • Composition, maintenance, and organization of project documentation.
  • Research on the Android application performance, battery and network usage.
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Vladimir Tsarev
Web developer
Vladimir Tsarev
IT specialist with background in development of web applications, automated control systems and geographic information systems (GIS).
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Stan Prihodko
Advisor
Stan Prihodko
Stan is head of Crypto asset management in GEM Capital, a fund with over $400m AUM. Prior to joining GEM Stan was engaged in trust management of cryptocurrency assets and consultations on investing in ICOs for high net worth individuals.
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Alexander Rugaev
Advisor
Alexander Rugaev
Alexander Rugaev is a serial entrepreneur and one of the early blockchain supporters. He has experience in creating industrial grade Bitcoin and Ethereum mining farms. He has 16 years of experience in e-commerce and online marketing.
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Shelly Hod Moyal
Advisor
Shelly Hod Moyal
Shelly Hod Moyal is an Advisor to iCapital, Portfolio Manager of Juno Capital and Founding Partner of iAngels, a VC platform for high-tech startups, with $140M assets under management in divisions and funds that specialize in several tech industry sectors. Prior to iAngels, Shelly was recognized as a promising analyst at Goldman Sachs Investment Bank. Prior to that, Shelly worked as a Research Analyst at a renowned hedge fund, Avenue Capital, covering banks, insurance, real estate and financial institutions. Shelly earned her MBA at Kellogg, Chicago and holds a degree in Economics (summa cum laude) at Hunter College, New York.
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