Barzer is a member company at General Assembly, New York City
Our address is 902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Meet the team
Andre Yanpolsky is Barzer's founder and principal developer. For 15 years, he's held senior technology roles in the financial and media industries. After working as a technical lead in market data at the NYSE, Andre became a senior software developer at Bloomberg LP, where he developed an innovative question-answering system. He holds an MS in Applied Math and Computer Science from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In March 2011, Andre left Bloomberg to start Barzer.
Max Yanpolsky started his career at Accenture and held top-level roles in Russia's leading investment institutions: Troika Dialog and Rennaisance Capital. His experience ranges from building investment bank infrastructure from scratch—now as COO and Senior Sales Partner with Third Rome—to developing groundbreaking IT implementations. Max holds an MBA from UChicago's Booth School and an MS in Computer Science from Moscow State University.
Andrew Carter is a strategy and business development expert with broad corporate and start-up experience. Andrew led DuPont’s business development in Russia’s oil and gas sector, and he established the company’s presence in Kazakhstan. His consulting experience includes international engagements in telecommunications, construction, and engineering. He also pioneered a micro-credit program in Côte d’Ivoire. Andrew holds a Master in Economics from the University of Cambridge.
Pierre De La Baume brings extensive experience in debt capital markets, corporate finance, and capital raising in international markets. He held top executive positions at Europlan Group, the largest independent leasing company in Russia. Pierre has also participated in a number of humanitarian and philanthropic projects over the past decade. He holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and a BA in cultural anthropology from Boston University.