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Vladimir Sinyakov - Founder of zkFold

Vladimir Sinyakov

Founder & CTO

Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics. Prior experience includes five years of postdoc in applied mathematics (Control Theory), publishing in top journals in the field.

Also, the founder and protocol architect of ENCOINS. It is the first and only privacy protocol on Cardano blockchain.

Stanislav Marycev

Stanislav Marycev


Bachelor degree in Business Management. Cardano Blockchain Certified Associate (CBCA). PMP and agile professional with 12+ years of experience in worldwide IT and blockchain projects. Stanislav has experience in leading multicultural international teams (30+ countries) and working closely with top level stakeholders in finance.

Our core team

We have assembled a team of experienced professionals with different backgrounds. Vladimir, the founder and CTO has a PhD in applied math and he is also the founder of the Encoins project on Cardano. Stanislav, the co-founder, has a business background with 12 years of experience in IT projects.

We are proud of our core team which consists of talented and experienced blockchain and smart contract developers.

Their background and experience is impressive:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information security of telecommunication systems background
  • PhD in Computational Biology
  • 5+ years of experience in Blockchain and applied cryptography
  • Smart contract expert and one of the top code auditors on Cardano
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • PhD in mathematics
  • Experience in applying mathematical modelling to programming, e.g. quaternionic 3d graphics, statistical finance programming
  • Expert in advanced mathematics and physics; probability and statistics, algebra