Alexey Arkhipov is one of the thought leaders and tech visionaries of the Russian IT and payment market. He is a pioneering technologist with 8+ years of executive level experience in leading innovation in various distributed systems in the financial industry.
Since 2014, Mr. Arkhipov has been fully focusing on Blockchain R&D as a CTO of QIWI Blockchain Technologies. In 2017 Alexey was appointed as head of the Distributed Ledger Technology unit in the FinTech Association, which unites leading Russian banks and financial companies. At present, he leads the technical development of the first Russian DLT platform Masterchain.
Mr. Arkhipov holds a Degree in Engineering (2006) from Moscow Technological University.