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Head of Blockchain Lab at The Russian Railways
Member of Hyperledger Expert Speakers
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Coordinator of the St. Petersburg blockchain developers community, meeting up monthly and regarding issues related to development and adoption of technology.
Born in 1974 in Leningrad, is a graduate of Saint Petersburg Phys-
Math Lyceum No30; he received good grounding in programming. In 1991 enrolled in Department of Biomedical Optics at Faculty of Physics and Engineering, ITMO University.
He was engaged in several projects hosted by Vladimir Vasilyev, ITMO University rector, e.g. RUNNet Federal University Network, distance learning center, laser medical center, etc.
He actively participated in student life. Mr. Plakhov was elected a secretary of the St. Petersburg Union of Students, established by Governor Vladimir Yakovlev in 1999, and also collaborated with the Union of Scientists at the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences in 1996-2000.
Graduated cum laude from St. Petersburg State University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University in praesenti).
In 2006 headed the Network Operation Center, serving mass market in the United States. As part of one of the largest Russian integrators (BCC), he designed and implemented a corporate distance learning system in certain governmental and commercial organisations within the period of 2007-2010.
Setting sights on increasing the distance learning capabilities, got into video broadcasts and webinars technologies. As part of his own company, he founded a social video network; further, he collaborated with the First Channel in the area of multilateral video communication via the Internet in 2010-2012.
Until 2016 continued to develop his projects related to distance learning and webinars.
From the beginning of 2016 he has headed Sberbank Technology JSC development, he amplifies cloud technologies PaaS, SaaS, IaaS based on the OpenStack platform.
Since early 2017 actively participates qua Сhief Technical Officer in several forward-looking projects’ blockchain-based developments.