Key people

Gagik Yeghiazarian

Gagik Yeghiazarian

Co-Founder, CEO

ICT/hi-tech startups, consulting, publishing and media communication. Worked at Andersen Russia and CIS. Initiator and the first CEO of the Armenian Development Agency. Founder and investor in several companies operating across CIS and North America. Harvard graduate.

Arman Aleksanian

Arman Aleksanian

Co-Founder, CINO

Decentralization evangelist and blockchain pioneer. Over 18 years experience in executive positions in media communications and software development. Founder and member of the board of several companies operating across EU and CIS.

Arutyun Pogosyan

Arutyun Pogosyan

Co-Founder

Media, publishing, advertising. Founder, investor, member of the Board of several companies operating across Europe, North America and CIS. Member of YPO.

Muhammed Gali

Muhammed Gali

Representative Kazakhstan

Media communication, digital marketing professional with more than 10 years work experience in telecom. Broad networking with mobile operators and deep knowledge of creating and launching VAS B2B and B2C products.

Alexander Harutyunyan

Alexander Harutyunyan

Crypto Economist

Alexander is a finance professional currently specializing in Fintech. With his background in mathematics, he leads a laboratory that develops algorithms for blockchains, based on natural laws. Financial expertise of Alexander that gained momentum at KPMG, covers diverse range of industries including insurance, retail, hospitality and real estate. cryptocurrency consulting firm. 

Vassiliy Lavrenov

Vassiliy Lavrenov

Legal Counsel

Vassiliy is legal professional currently specializing in IT, Blockchain and Smart contracts. With his legal background Vassiliy implemented number of projects for international clients with specialisation in IT, investments, international taxation, M&A, joint ventures and corporate finance.

Dr. Tigran Ghahramanyan

Dr. Tigran Ghahramanyan

Core Developer

Having background in Cosmology - Theoretical Physics from Yerevan Physics Institute, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),  in parallel specialized in Software Engineering. Tigran has an extensive experience with software development in electronics production test data analysis area, built a platform providing flexible access to huge production test data of customers such as Nvidia, Quallcomm, SanDisk, STMicroelectronics. Has got a strong cross-platform C++ experience and broad knowledge of technologies, programming languages in general.

Vazgen Manukyan

Vazgen Manukyan

Core Developer

Vazgen brings-in a strong knowledge of PHP, Java, C++ and other technologies as well as vast experience in building numerous web and client-server application that really work for clients like Johnson&Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, TNO, Quality of Life, and Bayer Healthcare. He also has considerable experience in digital processing of random signals. Vazgen’s knowledge and experience in leading diverse teams in various locations and time-zones is helping streamline our international team working on DECENT’s core platform.
He has Masters in Radiophysics from Yerevan State University.

Hayk Hayotsyan

Hayk Hayotsyan

Core Developer

Hayk is an experienced developer who has spent significant time working with complex, multi-component, cross-platform tools. Hayk has strong knowledge of C++, Javascript and web technologies.
He worked in NY hedge fund as a developer responsible for communication with exchange servers.
He has considerable experience of working with low latency and high throughput systems. He holds a graduate degree in Microelectronics.

Dr. Gagik Karapetyan

Dr. Gagik Karapetyan

Core Developer

Experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and electrical engineering industry. Skilled in DSP, embedded systems and cross platform C programming. Strong engineering professional with a PhD in Condensed matter physics from Institute for Physical Researches NAS RA.

Alexander Bondarenko

Alexander Bondarenko

Core Developer

An experienced C / C ++ developer. Worked for a long time in the Swedish company Pennan Consulting AB. Participated in the development and implementation of international projects. Great experience in developing applications for processing large volume data with a minimum delay, using low-level access to databases.

Grigor Igitbashyan

Grigor Igitbashyan

Web Developer

Harutyun Mnatsakanyan

Harutyun Mnatsakanyan

Senior Web Developer

Sergey Tangyan

Sergey Tangyan

Senior Web Developer

Narek Abrahamyan

Narek Abrahamyan

Web Developer

Vahe Poghosyan

Vahe Poghosyan

Web Developer

Hayk Grigoryan

Hayk Grigoryan

Web Developer

Dr. Christian de Vartavan

Dr. Christian de Vartavan

Head of Academic Relations

Christian de Vartavan, currently Head of Academic Relations in Decent, has a very rare parallel career in academia and the private sector. As a scientist, his work has been decisive or influential in many fields including standardization and the classification of sciences – the widely known Vartavan Library Classification (see Wikipedia) being an offshoot from it. He has been the author of many peer reviewed articles, several academic books – two of them landmarks or world reference - and the editor of several international academic journals. In 2014 the University of Oxford created a special archive to keep his scientific work, now part of the UK's national archive.As a PR and Communication specialist, his career started in 1992 in the French Ministry of Culture, continued in the industry and was also validated by the French Navy which he has represented in an international venue (2004). He has also acted as the Director of Communication and Vice President of a specialized concrete admixture company for several years. He is currently connected to several universities and two academies (Paris’ Académie des Sciences d’Outremer & Versailles) where to his surprise he arrived No. 2 in the elections of summer 2016 for a seat in the former. He is requested to postulate again in the forthcoming years.

Anna Soshenko

Anna Soshenko

Project Manager

Tigran Sahakyan

Tigran Sahakyan

UI/UX Designer

Alexandra Banna

Alexandra Banna

Project Assistant

Jemma Manukyan

Jemma Manukyan

Project Assistant

Sargis Andreyan

Sargis Andreyan

Web Developer

Ghazar Ter-Khachatryan

Ghazar Ter-Khachatryan

Junior Developer

Hayk Poghosyan

Hayk Poghosyan

Junior Developer