Nikolay’s professional background in software engineering spans over 10 years, 5 of which were with LG Electronics in South Korea. There he developed new self-contained apps and filed a number of patents, as well as, in his department, he initiated adoption of cyber security practices and helped with the response to the first vulnerability disclosure. Nikolay is heavily devoted to scientific research and regularly publishes in international conferences. Currently, he focuses on cyber security research including co-authorship of a Cyber Peacekeeping doctrine. Nikolay mentors at the “Best of the Best” security education program in South Korea and takes care of the community of international tech enthusiasts, Seoul Tech Society, which he founded in 2013.