Yuriy Menkov

Yuriy Menkov has been a senior frontend team leader since 2017 for three blockchain startups including Waves Protocol. He was previously a senior frontend developer on web apps and developed in C/C++ for six years.

Yuriy graduated with a degree in computer systems automation and networks from National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). He enjoys fitness challenges and cooking Borscht soup dishes at home.

Yuriy Menkov ist seit 2017 Senior-Frontend-Teamleiter für drei Blockchain-Startups, darunter Waves Protocol. Zuvor war er leitender Frontend-Entwickler für Webanwendungen und entwickelte sechs Jahre lang in C/C++.

Yuriy hat einen Abschluss in Automatisierung von Computersystemen und Netzwerken von der Nationalen Kernforschungsuniversität MEPhI (Moskauer Institut für Technische Physik). Er liebt sportliche Herausforderungen und kocht zu Hause gerne Borschtschsuppe.

  1. Lives in Istanbul from Russia
  2. working at harmony about 3 years.
  3. Worked on Staking Dashboard
  4. Working on the bridge, binance smart chain, arbitrum chain, ethereum
    1. working on smart contracts here
  5. Working on stable diffusion bot for telegram
  6. Working on SSL, DNS services with Aaron
  7. Tej is also working on smart contracts, for additional features for 1.country, store media content
  8. Stephen asked to share bridge project with Julia
    1. Julia is very busy usually with Stephen


  1. Kanban Board
  2. Problem is that we don’t have consistency in the tasks that are demanded from us.
  3. Many tasks have come apart
  4. Better understanding of product, and all details of features.


  1. We need more managers, we have many questions about details

Upcoming Plans

  • Monthly Deliverables: 2021 Oct
    • BTC bridge launch
    • BTC bridge enhancements, vault & validator incentives
    • Crosschain NFT launch in Horizon
  • Quarterly Milestones: 2021 Q4
    • Full Security & Recovery for 1Wallet
    • BTC Bridge support, testing, audit fixes, & deployment
    • Horizon monitoring system, sustanable validator incentives, automated support/resolution mechanisms
  • Yearly Planning: 2022 Q1 - Q3
    • Technical integration support for other bridges like cosmos, solana, polygon
    • Technical support for partner integrations

Achievements in 2021 Q2-Q3

  • One Names
    • Subdomain register contracts & statistic services (crazy.one)
    • One names contracts & frontend
  • Explorer v2: launch support, verification service (back, front)
  • Horizon Bridge
    • Extended sdk to v2 & hackathon support
    • New features, external validators, operations support
  • OneBtc Bridge
    • Vault client, Dashboard backend, Relayer client
    • JS SDK, Frontend base version
    • Deploy ecosystem, contracts features & tests

Weekly updates