In 2006 received his M.A. in Applied Computer Science from Moscow State University of Civil Engineering
Since 2006, he has been working in the financial sector. Between 2006–2010, he held various roles at Citibank in Russia, from junior analyst to unit head, and was responsible for retail client and portfolio analytics, as well as cross-sell modelling.
Between 2010–2012, he headed the Credit Bureau Services unit at the Russian Branch of Experian, where he was responsible for bureau score development and took part in launching an application fraud prevention system for lenders.
Between 2012–2018, he was the Head of the Product Development Department at the United Credit Bureau (joint venture of Sberbank, Experian, and Interfax), where he was responsible for product portfolio, and led the launch of a number of information and analytical services for the financial sector as well as consumers.
Since 2018, he has been working with Juicy Labs LLC – the vendor of information services for fraud prevention and credit risk management in online lending businesses. He is the owner of JuicyScore brand name.