Oleksandr Shynkarenko is CEO of the company Mezon-Electrocable, a supplier of cable and wire products, based in Lviv, Ukraine. After obtaining his M.Sc. in Finance at the Lviv Institute of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine, he worked as a regional representative and Lending Specialist for LG, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, and Alfa-Bank Ukraine. From 2009 until 2014 he worked as a Manager, Head of the Sales Department, and Branch Director of the insurance company NASTA. He founded the insurance agency IFS as well as the recruitment agency Vizy.eu in 2014 and as of now operates as CEO for both companies.
Prof. Maryna Kabanets is a full professor, doctor of pedagogical sciences in pedagogy and history of pedagogy, head of Language Training Department at Donetsk National Technical University (Pokrovsk, Ukraine). She obtained her doctorate at Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University in 2019, received her professorship at the Language Training Department of Donetsk National Technical University in 2020. Since 2020 Prof. Kabanets has been an expert on program accreditation at the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (Kyiv, Ukraine).
Dr. Massih Zekavat is an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow at Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany. He is currently working on a book about the use of humor and satire in environmental advocacy for Routledge Environmental Humanities Series. His first monograph, Satire, Humor and the Construction of Identities, was published in 2017 by John Benjamins.
Maxim Dergachov is a Software Developer and has recently worked at Odesa National Academy of Food Technologies as flight schedule manager and data manager of a travel agency. At the same institution, he has also worked with the project CopyPaster. As freelancer he has worked on a variety of projects and has developed applications, among them Bundles checker bot, Bundles CRM, Amazon S3 manager, Telegram parser and Diptop bot. Dergachov obtained his degree in Computer Science from Odesa National Academy of Food Technologies and his education in Front-end Developing from Computer school Hillel. He has been developing for two years, his main development language is Python. His skillset also includes Django, SQL and PostgreSQL, among others. He is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian and speaks English on an intermediate level.