Maxim joined Kesarev's Moscow office in April 2018 and mainly works on policy and regulatory research & analysis in the tech and financial sectors. His primary spheres of expertise are blockchain technology and internet regulations.
Before joining Kesarev, Maxim worked for a Russian NGO specializing in internet regulation and advocating digital rights and transparency. He was responsible for policy and media monitoring, as well as for analyzing global trends in the tech industry and digital rights. He also worked at campaign offices during several elections at federal and regional levels.
Maxim holds a Master's in Political Science from the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Previously he studied political science at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
Along with his native Russian, Maxim is fluent in English.