Vitaly is the CTO at ZKX, where he leads all aspects of the technology and innovation of a suite of Web3 products. He is a strategic, business-driven leader with 20+ years of experience and specializes in developing operational strategies to assure business growth through emerging technologies and product-market fit. Vitaly worked in the UK and MENA region, where he focused on early-stage start-ups and scale-ups in Web3, DeFi, and SaaS companies. He has also developed real-time software systems used in nuclear energy, telecommunications, and aerospace while studying at the State University of Aerospace Instrumentation in Saint Petersburg.