Alexander Pryakhin

Employee, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Westwing Russia

Moscow, Russian Federation


Professional experience for Alexander Pryakhin

  • Current , since Mar 2019

    Head of Web faculty

    Supervising of the teaching practive Lecturing on different modules Streaming on promo-webinars for students

  • Current , since Nov 2018

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    Westwing Russia

    Short terms hiring fullstack team for web development.FTE of my Team grew up from 5 to 30+. Building and fixing R&D processes. Relocation AWS based pack of applications to Russia with further support and development. Budget optimization (Infra/R&D expences have been reduced for 30%) Launch the brand new WebShop in parallel with existing one. Contract and interaction with remote development team, based in Vietnam. Cost control and budgeting for Operational expences of IT dept.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2016 - Jan 2019

    Dean of Students


    Learning process and teachers superviosion, continuous work on improvements and innovations in learning. Head of Web-development faculty - the first faculty in ratings of GeekUnivercity.

  • 4 years and 9 months, Jan 2014 - Sep 2018

    Head of Software Development

    Home Shopping Europe GmbH

    Development team leadership: architecture design, refactoring, R&D. Support of several rounds of penetration testing with security improvements. Goals: - System KPI's have been trice increased in first sycle of refactoring and 2.5-times - in the second one. - Fail-safe system has been built - Sales increased twice after the first refactoring wave (due to increased threshold) - All applications are ready for horizontal scaling. Team hiring and building (three teams have been succesfully assembled)

  • 1 year and 9 months, May 2012 - Jan 2014

    Senior Web Developer

    Smolensky bank

    Development of loan services, internet banking, fraud payments monitors etc.

  • 8 months, Oct 2011 - May 2012

    PHP Developer


    Web-sites development, SEO support, web mastering

  • 10 months, Dec 2010 - Sep 2011


Educational background for Alexander Pryakhin

  • 5 years and 7 months, Sep 2006 - Mar 2012

    Applied Mathematics

    Moscow Aviation Institute

    Diploma proect of Remote educational and testing systme, based on web-stack


  • English


  • Russian

    First language

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