Alex Zolotarev

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July 2010 — June 2016

MAPS.ME – open-source, detailed offline maps of the World for iOS and Android, based on crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data

System Architect @ Mail.Ru Group/Co-Founder, January 2015 - June 2016

CTO/Co-Founder, November 2013 - January 2015

CEO/Co-Founder, February 2012 — November 2013

Co-Founder, July 2010 — February 2012

September 2010 — February 2011

First Mode Limited, Product Manager/Technical Director

Case Management System for cross-platform web clients

February 2008 — July 2010

BLRSoft (now HTC Blr), mobile platforms development, Senior Software Engineer/Team and Technical Leader/Human Resource Manager/Linux Administrator

Search project for Symbian and Windows Mobile

October 2007 — February 2008

InfoTechnology Inc., belarussian division of XIM company, Senior Software Engineer

Midomi, music and hum/sing recognition client for Symbian devices

July 2007 — August 2007

DVD Ripper/Player Station

September 2006 — October 2007

Belsoft Borlas Group, IT outsourcing solutions, Software Engineer/Team Leader

Smart IP, tcp/udp network optimizer and switcher

July 2004 – September 2006

Credo Dialogue, scientific & industrial company, CAD-systems development, Software Engineer

Topoplan and Genplan CAD software, 3D terrain/buildings modeling and editing

July 2003 – May 2004

Spark IT, internet services development, Software Design Engineer and Team Leader

Messenger2 or M2 – Internet messenger with ICQ, AIM, MSN, Yahoo and IRC support, chat encryption, file sharing, video and audio conferences

September 2000 – May 2003

EliteAuto, Official Volvo dealer in Belarus, Network and System administrator

Non-commercial projects

June 2007 — May 2008

Crossplatform IRC News Feeds Publisher Bot

October 2004 — 2014

ByNets — Belarussian IRC network, IRC network coordinator co-founder

September 2003 — June 2008

U6/X6 local network in Minsk, Home network administrator

October 2002 — May 2003

Belarussian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Student


September 1999 – June 2004

Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics in Minsk, Belarus Faculty of Computer Systems and Networks Graduated as Systems Software Engineer, the equivalent of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

September 1988 – June 1999

Secondary and high school in Minsk

Speaking languages

English: fluent Russian: mother language Belarussian: mother language Spanish: basic level

Programming skills

Other skills