• Andrey Sabelnikov
    Co-founder & Core Dev
    After graduating from Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation as system programming engineer, Andrey went on to work in the antivirus space for eight years. This work came to a head with a very public lawsuit with Microsoft, which ended in a settlement agreement. Following this, he was hired as lead developer on a project that later came to be known as CryptoNote. After differences of opinion regarding the application of this new protocol, he left that project to create Boolberry, which later evolved into Zano.
  • Pavel Nikienkov
    Co-founder & Project manager
    Pavel has spent his career working as a project manager and product owner for the better part of ten years. A long-time expert in the complex processes required for the launch and continued success of software products, Pavel is a product success generalist with a drive wide-spread adoption.
  • Valeriy Pisarkov
    Core Dev
    With a master’s degree in applied mathematics and computer science, Valeriy is one of the world’s foremost CryptoNote experts. He wrote his first article on computer security in 1999 before going on to work in gaming for the next ten years. While working in that industry, he progressed from junior software engineer to tech lead and eventually on to project leader. At which point he was hired by a company running several cryptocurrency projects – this was when he first met Andrey.