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Simon Dunlop
Simon Dunlop
Founder
Serial entrepreneur with a passion for building innovative businesses that make a difference. 25 years experience building online and offline consumer oriented businesses in emerging markets. Co-founder of Dream Industries and Zvooq music streaming service. Loves great stories and can’t get enough of books about great human endeavor, dystopian sci-fi and magical realism.
Victor Frumkin
Victor Frumkin
Founding Partner, CFO
Victor co-founded, scaled and successfully exited several consumer goods businesses, the largest of which was Bridgetown Foods, a US $150m turnover branded snack food company which was sold to two strategic players. Co-founder of Dream Industries and Zvooq music streaming service. Likes to read crazy survival stories.
Andrew Baev
Andrew Baev
Managing Director
Previously: Head of International Business Development at GlobalPS. CEO at Medianywhere Group UK. Starting as Head of Operations in Italy and Southern Europe for its pan-European content aggregator, and then leading the Group’s R&D centre in Russia and operations across Europe and LatAm. Andrew has extensive experience in international business development, acquisition and managing of maior channel partners in IT & Media as well as senior operational management of complex structures. Likes to read Plato’s ’Republic’ and graphic novels.
Maxim Balabin
Maxim Balabin
Creative Director, founding team member
Previously: Art Director of Afisha Magazine. Maxim has a devеlopment background. At Bookmate he is responsible for design and product creative strategy. Maxim is also a Creative Director of Dream Industries. Loves all books.
Nadya Yurinova
Nadya Yurinova
CMO
A qualified journalist, she went all way from a copywriter to a Creative Director in advertising. Worked in a brand development and naming at the Plenum agency, BBDO Branding, Linii Group, then as a Special Projects Chief Editor at Look At Media. Coordinated the content production and was a part of the team that won a golden Cannes Lion in 2012 in the Mobile category. In 2013 joined Dream Industries as a Head of Creative Marketing and focused on the marketing communications of Bookmate in 2014. Her favorite author is Paul Bowles.
Pavel Groznyy
Pavel Groznyy
Chief Editor
As Bookmate’s chief editor, Pavel plays a number of different roles: librarian, editor, bookseller and publisher. He studied sociology at Moscow State University, and has worked as a journalist for a number of years. He was deputy chief editor of a weekly magazine and has launched a number of online projects for Afisha Publishing. In his spare time, Pavel enjoys reading all kinds of literature outside of work; especially books written about other books and anything related to Germany.
Satenik Anastasian
Satenik Anastasian
Content Account Executive
At Bookmate, Satenik is responsible for global content. She works closely with a number of new rights holders; including aggregators, publishers, and writers. A graduate of the Moscow State University of Printing Arts, Satenik’s worked as an executive editor at Rosmen, as chief editor at kids’ literature publisher Umka, and was in charge of youth literature at AST. During her career she’s overseen the publication of over 300 different books. Her all time favourites are Don’t Look Now by Daphne du Maurier and Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.
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