Igor Goldenberg facts for kids
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|Occupation||Internet entrepreneur, technologist|
|Known for||WiFi Map, Kenlo Group|
Igor Goldenberg (Russian: Игорь Гольденберг, born 7 October 1977) is technology entrepreneur who is the co-founder of several technology companies, most importantly WiFi Map. Igor was previously founder and CEO of Kenlo Group, a market leader in mobile development building award winning custom applications. He is also known as Growth Hacker for mobile apps by creating a sustainable and profitable growth strategy and increasing conversions without spending money with traditional-marketing tactics.
Early life and education
Born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR.
From early childhood Igor liked computers, in the 3rd grade he developed his first program in assembly language on a ZX-Spectrum computer.
At the age of 15, Igor moved to Israel as a student by Naale program to study and complete his high school education.
In 1997–1998, Igor worked as a software engineer of LoadRunner. This is a product by Hewlett-Packard (since it acquired Mercury Interactive in November 2006).
In 1998–2000, he worked as a software engineer in CA Technologies.
In 2000, Igor joined an Israeli startup GigaSpaces as core developer of distributed computing technology and was a true pioneer developing cloud computing before it became popular.
In 2008, Igor founded Kenlo Group, a mobile development company with offices in Israel and New York building award winning custom iOS and Android apps.
In 2012–2014, Igor was a lecturer in MATI - Business Development Center in Israel.
In 2015, Igor moved to the United States with his wife and two children. He got a green card on a genius visa.
Also, He dedicates his free time to teaching an entrepreneurship class to students at Tel Aviv University.
Igor Goldenberg founded a crowdsource project WiFi Map, together with Denis Sklyarov, Dzmitry Plashchynski and Kirill Kudin. WiFi Map is a mobile app with over 150 millions of users around the world where people share Wi-Fi information for public places. In November 2017, CNN included the WiFi Map app in the top 15 best travel apps.
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