Maxim Prishchepo
Blockchain developer
Maxim has extensive experience in the field of software development, with a strong background in blockchain technology. He founded his first company in 2014 and has been working in IT for over 15 years in the IT sphere, with a core focus on satisfying market demands.
Anatoliy Sokolnikov
Blockchain developer
Anatoliy is a blockchain expert with over 8 years’ experience in the financial sector developing and improving banking IT systems. He has worked in blockchain development, prepared many smart contracts, and has developed cryptocurrency wallets and whitepapers. Anatoliy has also held positions as a blockchain architect and consultant.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Co-Founder
Alexander Legoshin
Alexander has over 10 years experience in strategic marketing and a history of successful investments. In 2012 he turned his attention to the new and growing cryptocurrency market. Over the next few years, Alexander became a partner in several successful businesses in various sectors. At Saifu, he is responsible for strategic development, regulator relations and global business development.
COO&CTO, Co-Founder
Evgeny Vigovsky
Evgeny is a senior executive, with vast experience successfully creating and bringing high-tech products and services to the global market. Evgeny has been a blockchain enthusiast since 2013. He is skilled in global business development, information security and technology, FinTech, blockchain, products and services management, development and marketing. In Saifu Evgeny is in charge of operational side of the business, development of new products for corporate and private clients, as well as technological development and security of the service.
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Head of marketing
Leonid Kondratiev
Leonid has a strong background in IT, Design and Programing, which he first put to work in digital marketing campaigns at Philips in 2013. Since then he has developed his marketing skills at top IT companies. At Saifu, Leonid manages marketing efforts, which focus on digital marketing campaigns.
Head of Back Office
Eizens Slava
Eizens started his career in the banking industry back in 1993 at the Latvian Parex Bank. Holding senior positions, he was developing the loans and leasing business of the bank on the local and international markets. For over two years, he was the Head of Key Accounts Department, Vice President of the Latvijas Krājbanka (Latvian Savings Bank). In, 2011 Eizens left the banking industry to become CEO and then Chairman of the Board of the payday loans company VIA SMS Group operating in six European markets. Before joining Saifu where he is the Head of Back Offce, he was engaged in loans and mortgage brokerage.
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Head of Communications
Zach Murray
Zach has 10 years experience in management, finance and communications, with an MBA from Cass Business School in London. He has worked for top global financial institutions in New York, London and Moscow, and is well connected in the global world of finance. At Saifu, Zach runs communications for ICO participants, businesses and users.
Head of Legal
Victoria Kolosova
Victoria has a strong background in the banking and finance industry. She started her career in 2004 in Russia’s largest bank Sberbank working with credit cards. After moving to the Latvian Expobank in 2008, she held various positions in the client services, business development and compliance. In 2015, she became the Corporate Business Development manager in the bank’s representative office in Hong Kong. Her latest job was in business consultancy for a payment facilitator in the Czech Republic. In Saifu, Victoria is supervising customers service operations.
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Treasury specialist
Dmitry Glukhodedov
Dmitry brings a wealth of experience in financial analysis to Saifu’s treasury department. Having worked as a financial and credit analyst, and as a manager, Dmitry has helped build the treasury department since joining the company in July 2017.
Denis Katkov
Project manager
Denis has vast experience in the banking and financial sector, with previous positions running private IT projects and Russian brokerage companies, as well as at Alfa-bank, in the sales department. His areas of expertise include, consulting on corporate and cryptocurrencies projects, IT, and web and social media marketing.
About Saifu

Saifu makes using cryptocurrencies together with regular currencies accessible, easy and secure for a wide audience of non-tech savvy people and businesses. The company provides customers with IBAN accounts for cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies in a single place, and removes the complexity associated with the crypto-economy.

The company was established in 2016 by entrepreneur and investor Alexander Legoshin, and Evgeny Vigovsky, a senior executive who has brought many high-tech products and services to the global market. The founders have put their vast knowledge and experience in finance, investments, information security, blockchain technology, product management and software development to work in creating the Saifu service, which helps to make cryptocurrencies part of everyday life.

Saifu brings bank-grade security to the cryptocurrency world for the first time, using a combination of hardware and software technologies. The company has chosen to use Thales hardware, which empowers Saifu to take ownership of the security and cryptography of accounts, and helps to shield end-users from the inherent complexity and risks associated with cryptocurrency transactions.

Saifu is a fully regulated payment institution, licensed by the Czech National Bank, and is externally audited on a regular basis. It is compliant with the strictest KYC/AML regulations for both traditional and blockchain transactions.

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