Press Room

Vasiliy Ivanov, CEO and Founder

Vasiliy Ivanov has been in the industry since 2003. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and has a solid background in creating software products for both desktop and mobile platforms. In 2013, Vasiliy co-founded KeepSolid. Today he is concentrating on establishing the company’s strategy and furthering the development of the business. Quite often, Vasiliy comes up with ideas for new KeepSolid products when he faces some productivity problem in his day-to-day work life. He sees these problems not as roadblocks, but as challenges that can be solved easily with a service. Thanks to this approach, our products are very customer-oriented.

Being a charismatic leader and ideas generator, he encourages every team member to be ambitious and to continuously evolve. Vasiliy adopts innovative management methods to ensure synergism between the team members.

When he is not in the office, he enjoys extreme sports like snowboarding and wakeboarding, and is fond of road trips.

Oleg Bocharnikov, CFO and Co-Founder

Oleg Bocharnikov co-founded KeepSolid together with Vasiliy Ivanov in 2013, and took up the role of Chief Financial Officer.

He has worked in IT since 1999. Oleg holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics, which helps him run the business efficiently. In 2016 he graduated with an MBA degree from the International Institute of Management LINK, Moscow.

He is into extreme sports like paintball and knife throwing. He likes traveling with family. Every city has its charm, however Prague stole his heart for now.

Igor Bidenko, CISO

Igor possesses a solid expertise in IT security and privacy. He also has in-depth knowledge of strategic planning and risk management. His activities for the company include market research, strategy development and leadership.

Igor enjoys taking the initiative and accepts challenging tasks without hesitation. He always delivers great results and never runs short of ideas. Being a hard-working professional, he always supports his team and helps motivate people, too. Thanks to his high level of both competence and persistence, he can solve nearly any problem.

His favorite activities are carting, cycling, yachting and travelling.

Vitalii Kovalenko, COO

As a Chief Operating Officer, Vitalii is responsible for the day-to-day operation and the administration of the company. He sees this role as the one where you are to be the reason of the processes, pay a lot of attention to every tiny detail, and react fast.

Among his primary tasks are helping the company to scale, ensuring the projects development and on-schedule delivery. For personal growth he uses the "Learn something new every day’” rule. The challenging part here is to apply this knowledge in practice, as it is equally important.

Vitalii used to work as a product designer and later an Art Director at KeepSolid. His huge creative experience influenced his sense of perfection. He believes paying attention to details is key.

Pavel Bolhovitin, CQO

Pavel Bolhovitin joined KeepSolid in 2017. In 2018 he stepped into the role of a Chief Quality Officer. Pavel poses a huge experience in quality assurance: from small startups’ products to colossal enterprise applications. He also has deep knowledge of risk prediction and risk management. When choosing between leadership vs administration, he goes with the leadership.

Pavel is addicted to finding things or processes that work wrong and fixing them. Thanks to his crisp sense of humor, he easily finds understanding with everyone in the team.

He is a professional swimmer and ex-water polo player. This is why he prefers to spend his spare time at the pool. Rocking at rock concerts is another great way for him to unwind after a long workweek.

Yuriy Zhernovoy, Head of Customer Support

Yuriy is responsible for managing the technical support staff. He is also responsible for ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction with KeepSolid services and applications. Yuriy obtained his Master’s in Computer Systems Analysis.

Yuriy impresses with his erudition in answering both technical and routine questions. He is always ready to help with a word of advice. He interrogates each issue with special attention to detail, thus allowing him to always provide in-depth responses and useful tips.

He spends most of his free time learning new things and doing sports. His favorites are swimming and beach volleyball.

Vira Maiuk, Head of PR

Vira joined KeepSolid in 2015. She is responsible for media relationships, press releases and media monitoring. She has over six years of experience in public relations. Vira obtained her Master’s in Philology.

While in school, Vira often dreamt of becoming a journalist. That is why she adores communicating with them and admires their work. Nothing makes her happier than reviewers who are happy with the products she pitches.

Vira’s passion for communications is matched only by her passion for fashion, psychology and travelling.