Apla creates a future

Blockchain Platform for accelerating technological progress

7

years of blockchain development

45

people are contributing to our mission

20

successful proof-of-concepts

Apla

Private solutions

In competitive markets with complex business processes, the winner is the one who is able to inspire trust through transparency amongst their partners.

Our mission

Smart implementation of blockchain redefines the trust we place in each other, making interactions more transparent, fair and reliable. This is why we will impact on the World Happiness Index, giving everyone access to knowledge, integrating developing countries into the global economy and  bringing joy to people’s lives.

Leadership

Leadership in innovations makes an impact on a global scale. Multicultural, multidisciplinary and diverse top-management allows Apla to speak in one language with worldwide leaders from prime ministers to CIOs.

Our leaders eat last. Creating a workplace of the future: bureaucracy free, with a greater purpose, based on constant learning and individuality at its core.

Oleg
Strelenko

Founder/CTO
Oleg is an expert in computer sciences with more than 10 years of professional experience in programming and managing IT projects.
Oleg is an expert in computer sciences with more than 10 years of professional experience in programming and managing IT projects. He was leading the team to develop the new coding languages for the blockchain platform called «Symvolio» & «Ptotypo». The team of Apla programmers under the Oleg’s leadership is ready to launch the original blockchain platform after 6 years of hard work. Oleg studied at the Saint - Petersburg State Marine Technical University. He is known in the blockchain community as one of the leading IT professionals.

Vitaly
Bondar

Chief Executive Officer/Legal
Vitaly specializes in e-commerce and private international law matters.
Vitaly specializes in e-commerce and private international law matters. Over the past 15 years, he has held senior positions at large international law firms and industrial companies with a focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and transaction structuring. Vitaly holds a postgraduate diploma (L.L.M) in International Banking and Commercial Law in 2001 from Queen Mary University in London.

Jesus
Pena-Garcia

COO
Jesus is a blockchain enthusiast, serial entrepreneur and cybersecurity expert with more than 10 years of experience in the IT field.
Jesus is a blockchain enthusiast, serial entrepreneur and cybersecurity expert with more than 10 years of experience in the IT field. He is heading the Grant Thornton Technology HUB in Luxembourg and Founder/CEO of Bitvalley SARL. Jesus worked for the Spanish Ministry of Defence and homeland security as a cybersecurity expert in the Centro Nacional de Inteligencia (Spanish National Intelligence Service). He holds a BSC in Computer Sciences and BTS diploma in Electronics Engineering.

Chris
Bruck

CMO
Chris can be described as a Media Entrepreneur and Global Top 100 Brand-Image Marketing Executive, Innovator, and his interest is International Business Development.
Chris can be described as a Media Entrepreneur and Global Top 100 Brand-Image Marketing Executive, Innovator, and his interest is International Business Development. As a top digital strategist and innovator, he initiated and led the Global Digital Initiative of Rolex from 2005 to 2009. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Business and Commerce as well as a J.D in International Law.

Fouad
Rathle

Head of government relation
Fouad has 30 years of experience in working in management positions.
Fouad has 30 years of experience in working in management positions. Before joining the team of Apla Blockchain, he held the position of Branch Manager at Garanti Bank Luxembourg. In addition, he has been a Board member of The Association of Bankers & Banks of мLuxembourg for 15 years, and a member of the ABBL negotiation committee for 10 years, and president of the Banking Academy (IFBL) 12 years.

Muhammed
Arafath

Sales Director
Muhammed is a certified Blockchain business analyst and has 10+ years of experience working with diverse verticals, industries and international markets.
A graduate of Southern Cross University in Australia, Muhammed is a certified Blockchain business analyst and has 10+ years of experience working with diverse verticals, industries and international markets. He is currently exploring the intersection between artificial intelligence, blockchains, and the internet of things. He actively works with governmental and private organizations to help them adopt blockchain technology.

Denis
Bondar

CFO
Over 15 years of business support and finance experience with multinational market leaders and fintech startups.
Over 15 years of business support and finance experience with multinational market leaders and fintech startups. Denis has also been engaged in the development of Online Fintech Academy. Denis holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University and has completed the Global Fintech Program at Saїd Business School (University of Oxford) this year.

Michael
Aprossine

Chief Business Development Officer
Michael is a blockchain evangelist and a serial entrepreneur.
Michael is a blockchain evangelist and a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ experience in IT. Extensive industry knowledge and the desire to shake things up compelled Michael to launch a number of online startups from dotcoms to the internet of things and blockchain. An expert in strategic planning and new business model incorporation, Michael is developing Apla partnership programs and attracting customers around the world. He holds an Executive MBA and is a bachelor of Social Science. Worked as a co-founder and CEO of USDC SlotLogic S.A.R.L., as a marketing director at Korston Group, as BDO at FTS Maconomy and Ciscom.

Alexander
Boldachev

System Architect
Alexander is a futurologist and a blockchain architect
Alexander is a philosopher, analyst, and member of the Association of Russian Futurologists. His primary areas of interest and research are: global evolutionism, temporal ontology, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and futurology. In recent years, he has worked on the creation of a subjectevent approach to complex systems modeling.

Team is everything

Welcome to the world where everyone’s invited to form deep, meaningful connections.

Igor
Chertov

Lead Front End Developer
A gifted developer and blockchain enthusiast.
Igor is a gifted developer and blockchain enthusiast. Has a deep knowledge of the full cycle development of cross-platform, hybrid mobile applications for web and desktop environments, as well as in relational SQL and document-based data stores. Igor received a degree in Information Technology and has since acquired the title of Microsoft-Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD).

Alexey
Krivonogov

Lead Back End Developer
25 years’ programming experience and developer of entire platform programming interface.
After 25 years of self-perfection in programming, Alexey created essential solutions that provide the basis for Apla’s main benefits: its high usability and rapid application development. He constructed the programming languages Simvolio and Protypo, and the entire platform programming interface. Alexey became a co-developer of Apla’s predecessor project, DCoin cryptocurrency. Has a degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

Roman
Potekhin

Tech Lead
Experienced Python 2.x, Erlang, and Golang programmer and NoSQL and column-store database specialist.
Roman has over 10 years of experience as a Python 2.x, Erlang, and Golang programmer, and as a relational, NoSQL and column-store database specialist. He implemented several highload projects for major companies throughout the CIS. At Apla, Roman is developing the platform architecture, making technical decisions and solving major tech problems.

Vasily
Starovetskiy

Platform Applications Developer
Master of C++, PL/SQL, Unity (C#), with experience working for energy giants.
Master of C++, PL/SQL, Unity (C#). Vasily has a degree in Engineering and Security of Information Systems. Before Apla, he worked as a programmer for an energy giant and the leader of sustainable energy market of CIS countries.

Dmitry
Chertkov

Senior Backend Developer
Outstanding professional in PHP, Node.js and Golang with over 12 years’ experience.
With more than 12 years of experience in programming, Dmitry is an outstanding professional in PHP, Node.js and Golang. He developed digital content for a major Russian telecom businesses and has more than 5 years of experience in leading programmers team.

Alexandra
Khasirdzeva

Business Analyst
Expert business strategist for expansion and created a global startup accelerator program in the UAE.
A global citizen who lived in Moscow, Jordan, Dubai and LA working in startups. Developing content on innovation and emerging tech, Alexandra had a chance to interact with many industry leaders and visionaries. Later she succeeded in developing new business strategies for expansion, and created a global startup accelerator program in the UAE. Alexandra studied at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Southern California, with a BA in Economics.

Adam
Yates

Content Lead
Adam is a content specialist with over 5 years experience in digital media.
Adam is a content specialist with over 5 years experience in digital media, working on a variety of projects in and around fintech. Adam has moved into the blockchain space, and is now helping Apla to put ideas across in a simple but effective manner. He holds a Master’s degree in IT & IP law.

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