Entrepreneur, philanthropist, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Co-founder of the Ayb Educational Foundation and of Ayb School
Founder and Chair of ABBYY Board of Directors
Founder of iiko
Co-founder of Yva.ai, an AI system
Founder of the Plazius digital marketing platform
Founding investor of Findo.com
Founder of Cybico that created the world's first hand-held computer for teenagers
Mr. Yang participated in the Tumo project.
He also created a number of other projects, including FAQ Cafe (2004), DeFAQto club (2010), and others.
Member of the Public Council of the Federal Tax Service of Russia
Member of the Expert Board of the Skolkovo Foundation
Member of the Presidential Council for Economic Modernization and Innovative Development of Russia
Participated in the activities of the Russian-American council for innovative technologies
Member of the Board of Directors of Forbes Russia
Member of the Band of Angels, a Silicon Valley investment group
Author of the book "Now I Eat Everything I want!"
In 2001, he was awarded the Russian Government prize in science and technology.
In 2002, he was recognized as a "technological pioneer" at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
In 2011, he received an award at Aristos-2011 in the Leader of an Innovative Company nomination.