ANTON MISHCHENKO

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CEO, YouTeam


Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, Anton spent the first 16 years of his life there before he moved to the United Kingdom to pursue a career in contemporary music and jazz piano at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford.

Since 2008, he is actively involved in the music & media industries, working in strategic and digital marketing for companies like The Orchard, i-nfluence and PizzaExpress Live he music subsidiary of a famous restaurant chain). He also worked as a marketing and product development consultant for renowned music personalities such as Bill Bruford (“Yes”, “King Crimson”).

In 2010, he graduated with a First Class degree in Business and Management from the University of Surrey.

From 2011 onwards, Anton has founded a number of tech businesses, including Scen.io – a platform for creating highly customisable event pages that got him a place in the Launchpad (Launch 48) accelerator programme.

In 2014, he co-founds YouTeam with Yura Riphyak and becomes the company’s first CEO, utilising his experience in bringing new technological innovations to life.

Anton is a frequent speaker at tech startup events in London, where he is currently based. He also regularly participates in many of the largest tech conferences around the world – promoting projects conceived and developed by YouTeam.


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