I was born in 1970 and grew up in Alma-Ata, USSR (now Almaty, Kazakhstan). I graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 1994. I have continued to live in Moscow since graduation and currently work at NGINX, Inc. as CTO.
I'm the author of nginx (pronounced "engine x"), a high performance HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server.
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