Ilia Maksimenka

Ilia Maksimenka is the founder and CEO of PlasmaPay, a global, digital payments platform enabling seamless entry into decentralized finance. Prior to creating the Plasma Alliance Group in 2017, Ilia founded Edster, one of Russia’s earliest e-learning platforms and an online portal for over 10,000 universities and schools, and later went on to become head of international business development at open online education platform Coursmos in 2016. Ilia was awarded a Master of Economics from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and a certification in business management from McGill University.