Before joining Percona, Andrey was a developer at BIT Studios Ltd. Prior to that, he held development and management positions at Novotelecom, Systema Gorod, and several other places. He has been involved in web development since 1996, and he wrote his first computer program in 1988.
Andrey spent most of his life in Siberia. He was born in Tomsk, grew up in Barnaul, and lived in Novosibirsk for years. He and his wife Ekaterina have a son, Aleksey, and a daughter, Irina. Nowadays they live in Uzhgorod, Ukraine.