Antons was 6 years old when his father established the first dial-up connection in the country to transmit data in real time instead of printing it on perfocards and carrying them in briefcases.
Father's hobby is son's profession. At twelve Antons started to code, scored the 1st place in country's Math Olympiad and made checkers game in Turbo Pascal.
Entrepreneurial by nature, he was washing cars and selling soft-drinks on the beach, before enrolling in Stockholm School of Economics, TOP20 business school.
Graduating he won $10,000 for the best business plan and started a career in manufacturing, heading furniture unit.
In 2003 Antons decided to explore non-profits and joined oil spillage cleaning camp in Spain and then volunteered in centers for elders, Down syndrome patients and orphanages in Spain and Argentina.
When he spent last thousand euro to help a boy from The Andes to get a secondary education he decided to get back to the business.
Together with a co-founder, Antons launched several startups and web design studio. Now, this company is a friendly team of 160 people, full-stack digital solution agency delivering solutions to New York Times, Jaguar, Land Rover, Peugeot, Lancome and others.
Friends from Andes. 2003
Being mathematics major helped Antons to understand and be an active participant of blockchain innovation and share his knowledge with the community speaking at various blockchain events.
Antons is proud of his team recent work for Element Group - they helped to launch several ICOs in excess of $100 including Enigma.co handling significant security and traffic high-load.
Since the beginning of 2017 Antons is leading Publica.io efforts to change the way the publishing industry works, bring transparency into digital licensing, inject trust and liquidity into 3rd party ecosystem and build the legal framework for tokenization and trading of IP rights for the books.