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
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.
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.
Dr. Mervyn Maistry
Head of Strategy
Mervyn is the founder & CEO of the Konfid.io 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, Slock.it.
Head of Logistics
Øystein has worked with IT in the Norwegian army and was head of IT logistics for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
After his succesful run with the Norwegian government, he decided to quit in 2013 and since then he has been all around the world financing himself with his personal investments.
In 2018, Øystein joined the Cyberian Mine team and is the brain on top of all our logistics processes.