Alexey graduated from the Physics Department of Moscow State University and worked as researcher and head of laboratory at Nuclear Physics Research Institute of Moscow State University. In 1997-1999, he worked in RosBusinessConsulting news agency on design and development of www.rbc.ru and of the financial online services. In 2000-2006, he worked for Rambler Internet Holding (www.rambler.ru) on development of various Internet projects. In 2006-2009, he was the Chairman of the Association "Internet and Business" - a non-profit organization of major Russian Internet companies, organized annual conferences "Internet and Business".
For a number of years, Alexey participated in the preparation of the largest Russian internet industry events and conferences as member and coordinator of Program committee. In June 2009, he headed the department of internet research of analytical center "Video International". In 2010 Alexey became a co-founder of the Russian chapter of IAB Europe. Since then Alexey headed the research committee of IAB Russia.