Nikolay BezhkoI support people to build our present with creative industries. I mix & match ideas, people and infrastructure.
NowAdvisor at Keré
Admin at Startup Chat
Artist at D3M
Co-founder at CreativeRussia
Co-founder at ParanoidSticker
Co-founder at Trackoji
Curator at Futuresonance
Director at DigitalResearch
Founder at BillionDollar.Video
Observer at Instagram
Producer at BlackWhite
BeforeDigital Marketer at AK
Investor at PitchMe
Investor at SellanApp
Investor at Soufflé
Partner at Gravity
Researcher at AltSpace
1985-2011Became a digital native by getting the first PC in 6 years. Studied IT at Moscow Technological University and wrote a diploma in nano-tech.
2006-2010Founded an advertising company and had grown net profit to $0.5M/year.
2011Took 1-year vacation to understand the current state of IT industry.
2012-2014Joined a multi-disciplinary design studio AltSpace as a researcher. Our main client was NPTV, a cloud-based TV tech company. In 3 years I’ve made a hundred of business / design / tech research as a groundwork for the projects of my colleagues — architects, art directors, copywriters, developers, software and hardware engineers.
2015-2016Worked in an agency and produced website for the government of Tatarstan designed to inform and survey citizens. Also had done a few research to support our urbanistic projects.
Made a private intelligence bureau. DigitalResear.ch helps clients to understand their audience, product, and related concepts.
Worked in the Go and Strategy Club as a creative director and supported our club’s press campaign regarding Google AlphaGo matches. We covered a press conference in the largest Russian news agency and I managed presentation design.
2015-now-futureCo-founded CreativeRussia, Slack community for the Russian-speaking creatives worldwide — designers, developers, entrepreneurs, marketers, and others. In 1.5 years it has grown from a few to 3700+ people. Now it works as a small professional media with 2000+ subscribers and followers of our blog and newsletters.
We are building a crowdinvesting startup studio with a hundred of members in 2017-2018.
Lead a small web & mobile design and production agency, do own startups and advise individuals to make and grow IT-related projects.
Love meeting and collaborate with interesting people. Email me if you have a project I should know about.