Kirill Chernakov

Senior software engineer, entrepreneur, jazz dancer and traveler. Currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia.

I'm up for new projects in product and software development. Feel free to reach out:


  • Dialect Labs, Founding Software Engineer, 2022..2023
    • A social platform for web3 creators & their fans.
    • Backed by Y Combinator, Tiger Global and Solana Ventures.
    • Along with Chris Osborn, founder, I've developed the first version of chat app, which won the Solana Hackathon, 2021.
    • Developed web JS SDK for web3 projects to integrate Dialect messaging (aka Intercom of web3).
    • Later built features for Dialect mobile app across frontend (React Native, Recoil) and backend (Typescript, Nest.js, Prisma): NFT-stickers minting, onboarding flow, chat view.
    • Photo of Chris OsbornChris Osborn, Founder and CEO, Dialect
      "Kirill, my first hire, played a key role in our hackathon win and following feature launches. His frontend and backend skills, user-focused approach, and a keen eye for detail greatly boosted our success".
  • WeGoTrip, Founder, Software Engineer, Product Lead, Partnerships, 2017..2022
    • Marketplace to book self-guided audio tours and tickets to museums
    • Alumnus of 500 Startups Georgia and Y Combinator Startup School.
    • I've built the first version of the audio creators web app (React, Redux, Django REST), which helped to launch the 300+ tours in 10+ countries across Europe and the US.
    • Later I've led the team of 5+ people to build new storefronts on web (React, NextJS, Django) and mobile, which helped to increase the apps revenue by 2x.
    • Managed relationships with OTAs (GetYourGuide, Musement, Tiqets) which together with analytics tools I built helped to reach revenue of $100k+ per month in 2022.
  • CodeCode, Software Engineer, 2016..2017
    • As a part of the small team developed the first version of the biggest Russian media about personal finances, and many promo projects together with Picturer Agency.
Kirill in of the soft evening light
Tbilisi, 2023
Kirill standing on the background of Perito Moreno glacier
Patagonia, Argentina, 2023
Kirill dancing lindy hop
Chill That Swing, Tbilisi, 2023