He is a founder of the first public crypto-exchange in Eastern Europe and CIS. Michael has more than 15 years of experience managing the telecommunications / Internet services market. He has professionally studied Blockchain ecosystems since 2011.
In March 2014 he founded the “Kuna Bitcoin Agency” in Kyiv and the NGO “Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine”. Later in September, he has opened the first in CIS Bitcoin Embassy and in December 2015 launched the first public cryptocurrency exchange market in Ukraine - KUNA.io. In December 2017 he became the President of the Blockchain Association of Ukraine (bau.ai) and in January 2018 presented BlockchainHub.one on the Economic Forum in Davos. The Hub started its work in Kyiv in March 2018. In February 2019 Kuna Bitcoin Agency got a new visual and name – Kuna Family. It is planned, that X Reserve – a platform for creating national cryptocurrencies will be launched soon.
He is a founder of the social innovations development fund CryptoRous.
EMBA graduate: London Business School, Hong Kong University, Columbia University; Bachelor of Economics: City, University of London.