🚀 During my work at VK, I was a lead developer at 10M installs app Clever — HQ Trivia in Russia. App Store, Google Play.
💙 I was founder of a dating app called Friend Zone. We created vectors using autoencoder neural networks based on social networks data, detected mutual interests and matched people with power of AI. Simple demo notebook.
🤖 Leonard bot — is my open source Telegram lifestyle bot integrated with Foursquare, Uber, Product Hunt and 6 more services. Have a look at Github.
👥 I have Bots and AI consulting experience at Mail.ru Group (industry digests, prototypes, ideas and Durian Bot) and Diletant.media (AI, Bots and New media strategy).
💻 I was machine learning contractor at The Question (UGC Q&A site) to make recommendation system and Hi Karl — Nashville-based startup for music events aggregation and recommendation.
📰 "Interview of Seva Zhidkov, 16-years-old machine learning developer in VK" — Meduza.io, 2017
📰 "16-years-old VK engineer Seva Zhidkov and his collegues developed online trivia «Clever», HQ Trivia analogue." — RBK, 2018
📈 Retention is a key to the success of your app. Check out my spreadsheet with comprassion of some hypothetical apps with different retention.
📊 Or you can play with calculations on my small Jupyter notebook for predicting MAU based on retention.
📧 Write me about anything: [email protected]
🌍 BTW, I play tennis and _love_ to travel. I even wrote a script based on Q-learning for finding round-the-world tickets at good price. I'll open source it soon — write me if you're interested.