Aleksey Bragin, born in 1983, currently living in Moscow and Stockholm.
Master’s degree in computer science
Ph.D. in progress — research areas include functional and logical languages, operating systems, and quantitative finance.
Professional experience and achievement
Aleksey has been the project coordinator at ReactOS
, a free and open source implementation of
a Windows-compatible operating system, for a decade. He also teaches a course in operating system theor at Moscow’s State Technical University. Other projects include ICBIT.se
, the first Bitcoin futures market.
Stock markets, software development, project management, computers, engineering, boating.
First experience with cryptocurrencies
A friend introduced Aleksey to Bitcoin in 2011 by sending a few bitcoins and showing him how to use a GPU miner.
Role in the Bitcoin community
Early adopter and evangelist, co-founder of the first Bitcoin futures market.