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George…goes Viral!

Who is George?

He grew up in the former Soviet Union. He got his Computer Science degrees in Moscow (Moscow Mathematical College and National Research Nuclear University), and worked for a few companies there, including Yandex, the largest Russian search engine. Then, after studying English and receiving his MBA degree in the U.S., he joined Viralheat.
What will he be doing…

He will be hacking on the backend of Viralheat.com
A few “fun facts” about him…

  • He started building mobile apps (for Symbian) three years before the iPhone was introduced
  • Wrote an interpreter and virtual machine of the Pascal programming language for Symbian at the age of 19
  • He has lived in five countries (Azerbadjan, Armenia, Ukraine, Russia, the USA)
  • He thinks that Silicon Valley is the best place to work and live.

A few of his favorite places on the web…

TechCrunch, news.ycombinator.com, Wall Street Journal, High Scalability, GigaOm

Find him/her on Twitter!

@George_Balayan

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