Our Team

The talent behind the project

Andriy Semenyuk

Founder

Andriy is the founding father of Elyland. He is a passionate visionary and innovator with 22 years of experience in business and game development. Being a college dropout just like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, Andriy went extra mile each day to make his dream come true. Andriy's persistence and guidance allowed Elyland to become one of the leading game development companies in the region.

Andriy Semenyuk

Founder

Bohdan Repekh

Executive Director

Bohdan is a skilled and hardened professional with 15 years of experience in game development in various positions including CEO, Producer, Project Manager, and Game Designer. Bohdan has a strong grasp of the industry and understands the crypto business requirements easily. He is able to make sound executive decisions for each project he works on.

Bohdan Repekh

Executive Director

Stanislav Petrovskyi

Chief Technical Officer

Stanislav is a software developer with astounding 20 years of experience in IT, programming and mathematics. Since he's also got an extensive experience in interviewing candidates, you cannot keep a secret from him. Even when you think you can get away with something, you're wrong. He knows. Always.

Stanislav Petrovskyi

Chief Technical Officer

Dmytro Kustov

Chief Strategy Officer

Dmytro is a Strategy Officer with 9 years of experience in marketing and sales worldwide. Dmytro has worked on numerous projects in the US and Europe. He's so smart, it seems he has read all the books in the world. At least that's what he claims.

Dmytro Kustov

Chief Strategy Officer

Julia Morar

Head of PR

Julia is a talented PR specialist with 5 years of experience within a number of media companies in a pre production role. She'll get you on the cover of any magazine in no time.

Julia Morar

Head of PR

Max Shash

Chief Marketing Officer

Max is a dedicated marketing specialist with 11 years of experience in marketing and sales. His professional expertise helped the company to launch successful projects with high level of ROI and low CAC. Max is a true go-getter and just gets things done.

Max Shash

Chief Marketing Officer

Olena Tkach

Chief Product Officer

Education: National Aviation University
Experience in Gamedev: 11 years
Skills: Experience in Web Games, Mobile Games, PC Games,
Casual Games, Social Games, Game Design, Monetization, Game Mechanics
Has worked as Chief Product Officer at Elyland since 2016
With Elyland: 2 years

Olena Tkach

Chief Product Officer

Kyrylo Staroverov

Product Manager

Education: Wisconsin International University (U.S.A.), Ukraine
Experience before Elyland:
1 year in marketing and sales in Consulting/Auditing
1 year in marketing and sales in Information technology
With Elyland: 5 years

Kyrylo Staroverov

Product Manager

Olesia Stepanchuk

Chief Relationship Officer

Olesia is an open-minded yet determined Chief Relationship Officer. Throughout her career, starting from Sales Manager up to Head of Business Development Department, she gained experience in building strong relations with various clients. She is a communication adept, innovation enthusiast, videogames fan and constant improvement believer. Olesia uses her extensive knowledge to align business strategies and processes to improve value, loyalty, and satisfaction within Elyland.

Olesia Stepanchuk

Chief Relationship Officer

Iryna Sivach

Chief Legal Officer

Legal councel: graduated 2005 Kyiv State Maritime Academy named after Petro Konashevych-Sahaydachniy (KSMA), Diploma of Excellence.
14 years of experience in the field of contract, corporate, international law, intellectual property protection. Civil, labor and economic relations (tax planning, business structuring).
Extensive experience in information legislation and copyright. Took active part in the formation of laws, seminars.
Worked as head of an international advertising agency (2 years), senior counsel of a national TV channel (5 years), head of legal department of Elyland group of companies (7 years).

Iryna Sivach

Chief Legal Officer

Yuliia Skochylo

Legal Officer

7 years of work experience as legal consultant at a law firm and an in-house lawyer at an IT company;
Areas of expertise include IP, IT, contract, tax, corporate, advertising, data protection law;
Successfully implemented international projects;
Skilled in multitasking, prioritizing competing deadlines, risks assessing and simplifying complex legal matters as necessary.
With Elyland: 2 years

Yuliia Skochylo

Legal Officer

Nataliia Homolska

Chief Financial Officer

Education: Taurida National Vernadsky University
Experience before Elyland:
8 years in Banking (5 years as manager)
Attracted corporate customers with annual turnover of $100M
Experience in Gamedev: 5 years
Responsible for performance control and profitability growth
With Elyland: 5 years

Nataliia Homolska

Chief Financial Officer

Kateryna Kozemirova

Art Director

Experience in Gamedev: 13 years
Projects worked on: 18
Skills: texturing, concept artist, UI
Successful management of an artistic team of 39 employees, team leadership and mentoring
With Elyland: 5 years

Kateryna Kozemirova

Art Director

Igor Ermolenko

Lead developer

Education: Donetsk State Technical University
Skills: Java, Javascript, Flash/ActionScript , C++, libgdx, spring, websocket jquery, akka, kotlin, cassandra, mysql
Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
19 years of experience in developing software for various companies,
Experience in Gamedev: 6 years
With Elyland: 5 years

Igor Ermolenko

Lead developer

Artem Storozhuk

Senior Java Developer

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Major Field of Study: Cybernetics / Applied Mathematics, master's degree
Skills: Java, Javascript, Android, Objective-C / iOS, C# / Unity Cassandra, C/C++, Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
7 years of experience in developing software for various companies,
With Elyland: 2 years

Artem Storozhuk

Senior Java Developer

Serhii Bilokur

Senior Java Developer

Education: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute
Skills: java, MSSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, SQL, Javascript, C++, C#, Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
13 years of experience in developing software for various companies,
With Elyland: 2 years

Serhii Bilokur

Senior Java Developer

Andrii Loievets

Senior Java Developer

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, faculty of cybernetics
Skills: Java 7, C++, C, SQL, Groovy, C#, R, Typescript, Spring Framework 3-4 , Apache Camel, Oracle Coherence, Elasticsearch, MyBatis, JPA, Liquibase, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle db, Junit 4, Mockito, Cucumber, Concordion, Maven, Ant (1 year) git, svn, Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
8 years of experience in developing software for various companies,
With Elyland: 1 years

Andrii Loievets

Senior Java Developer

Vitalii Polchuk

Senior Java Developer

Education: National Technical University of Ukraine (KPI)
Skills: Java , Jetty, Netty, Tomcat , Jboss, Spring , AWS clound services, Hibernate, SQL, MySql, Cassandra, REST, Docker, Mockito, Extensive unit/integration testing, Maven, Gradle, SVN , GIT
Full stack developer (backend + database + frontend)
12 years of experience in developing software for various companies,
With Elyland: 2 years

Vitalii Polchuk

Senior Java Developer

Maria But'ko

Lead UI/UX designer

Worked as a designer with the largest Ukrainian publishing houses before switching to game development.
Has been working on mobile and browser strategy games in the gaming industry as a UI / UX designer since 2011.
With Elyland: 5 years

Maria But'ko

Lead UI/UX designer

Ihor Kalchenko

Web-designer

Education: Donbas State Machine Building Academy
Skills: HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP; CSS preprocessors: Sass/Scss, Less, Stylus; CSS frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation;
JS frameworks: AngularJS, npm, gulp, grunt, bower;
git; Adobe Photoshop.
4 years of experience in creating site layout for different companies,
With Elyland: 1 year

Ihor Kalchenko

Web-designer

Tatyana Pashko

Web-designer

Education: Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
Skills: HTML, CSS3, JavaScript; Adobe Photoshop.
13 years of experience in creating site layout for different companies,
With Elyland: 3 years

Tatyana Pashko

Web-designer

Alex Ryhluk

UI/UX designer

More than 10 years in design and web projects.
Education: Lutsk Biotechnical Institute of International Scientific and Technical University
Skills: UI Design, UX Design, Responsive design, Information architecture, Typography, Color theory, Composition
With Elyland: 1 year

Alex Ryhluk

UI/UX designer

Dmytro Demkovych

3d Artist/2d Artist

Education: Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts, Fine Arts, Monumental Painting.
More than 7 years of experience as illustrator of children's books.
In game development since 2011, working with 3d and 2d graphic.
With Elyland: 2 year

Dmytro Demkovych

3d Artist/2d Artist

Iryna Semenyuk

QA Engineer

Education: Kyiv National Economics University, Management Information Systems,
2004 began to work as technical support manager. More than 11 years in software testing
With Elyland: 10 years

Iryna Semenyuk

QA Engineer

Vitalii Andrieiev

QA Engineer

Work in IT sector since 2006.
11 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance.
Experience in testing of various kinds of software: mobile applications, web applications, online MMO games, standalone applications, projects based on Adobe Flash technology.
Tested application in Waterfall and Agile development processes
Testing: functional, non-functional, black box, UI, usability, cross-platform, cross-browser, localization, regression.
With Elyland: 5 years

Vitalii Andrieiev

QA Engineer

Andrey Gilyov

QA Engineer

Education: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute
Experience in IT: 12 years
Experience in Bank: 1 years
With Elyland: 7 years
Skills: C++, C#, Java, SQL, Oracle
Experience in testing different kinds of software, including mobile applications, web applications, games

Andrey Gilyov

QA Engineer

Maryna Domina

HR Director

Education: Taras Shevchenko University
Experience in Recruitment: 6 years
Employees hired: 200+
Skills: practical psychologist, crisis counseling, many other skills in the field of psychology
With Elyland: 5 years

Maryna Domina

HR Director

The list of developers, artists, QA specialists, support managers goes on

Advisors

Meet the top industry specialists who support us

Romanas Ramanauskas

Blockchain and AR Advisor

Romanas is technology entrepreneur with executive track in global high-tech industries and experience in managing VC and private investments. He's currently focused on investors relations and acceleration for early-stage technology startups with disruptive innovation potential. Romanas is blockchain enthusiast and public speaker.

Romanas Ramanauskas

Blockchain and AR Advisor

Michael Kim

Marketing and Strategic Advisor

Michael has worked in multinational game and IT companies like Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Blizzard, Wargaming and Havok.
He successfully took various responsibilities in marketing, sales, business development and management position for more than 18 years.
In 2017, he established private company named CoinInside to enter cryptocurrency industry.

Michael Kim

Marketing and Strategic Advisor

Jens Kroeger

ICO and Marketing Advisor

Jens Kroeger works as a Senior Consultant for Cassini Consulting - an award-winning management and strategy consultancy in Germany. He is primarily engaged in scaling the agile transformation and disruptive cross-sectional technologies such as blockchain and smart contracts. As an entrepreneur by heart, he runs a performance marketing company and provides over 20 years of experience in IT projects.

Jens Kroeger

ICO and Marketing Advisor

Caterina Ferrara

Blockchain Advisor

Caterina Ferrara is CEO and Founder at NEURALIA - Global research Connections, founder at "Blockchain Ladies", an international community born to connect all the women involved in the field: professionals, hackers, developers, cryptotraders, entrepreneurs, investors, all the supporters of this new disruptive technology.
As Digital Health Expert she is mainly focused on the application of Blockchain Technology to Healthcare and Biomedical Research. Her personal commitment is to bring Blockchain into every potential field of action.

Caterina Ferrara

Blockchain Advisor

Jillian Godsil

PR Advisor

Jillian has held senior positions with global PR companies in Sydney, Singapore, London and Dublin. She changed the law in Ireland in 2014 and is a former European Parliamentary candidate. She is a freelance journalist and has her own radio show on DublinCityFM. She is advisor to a number of ICOs, has been named a Crypto Queen by In Zero Conferences as well as listed in the 50 most influential women in the global blockchain rollcall.

Jillian Godsil

PR Advisor

Bogdan Fiedur

CO and Blockchain Advisor

Bogdan is an influential blockchain and cryptocurrency expert, investor, entrepreneur and a frequent speaker at high-profile blockchain-themed events. He is currently advising many promising startups, is a co-Founder of bitJob and President of Blockchainexperts.io. With a BS degree in Computer Science from University of Manitoba, Bogdan has over 20 years of IT experience and has acquired intimate knowledge with inner-workings of ICO development from conception to execution, and has deep understanding of current Blockchain industry.

Bogdan Fiedur

CO and Blockchain Advisor

Morten Christensen

ICO Advisor

Morten recently retired as a professional poker player to pursue the opportunities of crypto currency as a Blockchain entrepreneur. He has been involved in crypto since early 2013, with trading, mining and start –ups.
Mid 2017 Morten founded AirdropAlert.com, one of the biggest Airdrop services nowadays. He has worked closely with 30 ICO’s from the pre-sale stages only during his first year.

Morten Christensen

ICO Advisor

Krzysztof Wozniak

AR and Social Media Advisor

Krzysztof is a well known YouTube personality based in Poland. His channel has been mainly focused on AR games, which attracted millions of viewers. In 2018, with over 200,000 people subscribed to watch his content on daily basis, he became the most popular AR gaming content creator in the country.

Krzysztof Wozniak

AR and Social Media Advisor