Nik Bezhko

Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads!

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Projects

Now

Community builder at Blockchain.aero
Co-founder at CreativeRussia
Originator at Black Collection
Admin at Startup Chat


Before

Advisor at Keré
Advisor at Teempla
Artist at D3M
Co-founder at GoGame.shop
Co-founder at ParanoidSticker
Co-founder at Trackoji
Curator at M. Design Biennale
Curator at Futuresonance
Digital Marketer at AK
Director at DigitalResearch
Founder at BillionDollar.Video
Investor at PitchMe
Investor at SellanApp
Investor at Soufflé
Partner at Gravity
Producer at BlackWhite
Researcher at AltSpace

Timeline

1985-2011

Digital native since 6 yo.
IT at Moscow Technological University, a diploma in nano-tech.

2006-2010

Founded an ad company and had grown net profit to $0.5M/year.

2011

1-year vacation to understand the current state of IT industry.

2012-2014

Joined a multi-disciplinary design studio AltSpace as a researcher. Our main client was NPTV. 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.

2015-2016

Worked in an agency and produced website for the government of Tatarstan designed to inform and survey citizens. 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.

Participated Go and Strategy Club as a creative director and supported our press campaign design regarding Google AlphaGo matches. We covered a press conference in the largest Russian news agency.

2015-2016

Co-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 4000+ subscribers and followers of our blog and newsletters.

Lead a small web & mobile design and production agency, do own startups and advise individuals to make and grow IT-related projects.

2017

Joined Blockchain.aero to build Mass Urban Aviation Community.

Love meeting and collaborate with interesting people. Email me if you have a project I should know about.

Cheers.