Prior to joining Exnodes as its Principal Software Engineer, Dmitriy was Head of Development at mail.ru where he was author and main contributor for its email search engine, as well as a primary in house developer for Tarantool, a popular open source database management system. As an expert in software engineering and development, Mr. Kalugin-Balashov has authored various articles in the field of software engineering and development, as well as taught related coursework science courses at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Dmitriy’s record of accomplishment has earned him a U.S. O1 Extraordinary Classification.