Meet the team


We’re a Berlin based company bringing renewable and inexpensive hydro electricity from Siberia to the international cryptomining market.

If you have questions for anyone on the team, then please connect via Linkedin.

Max Matrenitski, MBA

Max Matrenitski, MBA

CEO & cofounder

Max is a crypto enthusiast and serial entrepreneur. He started mining in 2014 and still keeps a picture of his first Dragonminer 1TH/s on the fridge.

Max started his first business in Irkutsk in 1996, a newspaper aimed at the local computer hardware resellers in the region. He is now based in Berlin and can be found in the Factory business club most days of the week.

Max is originally a systems engineer and he later completed his MBA in Strategic Management in Irkutsk.

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Pavel Grachev, MA

Pavel Grachev, MA


Pavel was born in Uzbekistan, raised in Siberia, and is now based in Luxembourg.

He spent most of his career in consulting and finance, with two years at KPMG. Before cofounding Cyberian Mine, he spent 6 years as as Product Engineer and Sales Representative for Husky, a large industrial, working across Europe and Central Asia.

He holds an MA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the University of Luxembourg.

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Javier Hermosa

Javier Hermosa

Technical Lead

Javier started mining in the summer of 2013 and has been deeply involved in the crypto space ever since.

He holds both a Bachelor of Science from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a Master of Arts from the Berlin University of the Arts.

As well as managing the technical side of Cyberian Mine, Javier is an acoustics engineer, producing and playing techno music and running his own acoustics company in Berlin.

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Dr. Mervyn Maistry

Dr. Mervyn Maistry

Head of Strategy

Mervyn is the founder & CEO of the blockchain venture studio focused on decentralized apps and AI.

He was a global COO at Deutsche Bank, as well as Managing Director for Accenture’s global digital strategy, and Managing Partner for EY’s Digital Innovation and Blockchain Lab.

Besides developing Enterprise Blockchain solutions for ZF, Novartis and Enovos, he’s also on the board of promising blockchain projects including German-based IoT startup,

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