ITMO University Graduates Are Best Known Petersburgers
Daniel Galper and Ilya Chekh have become laureates of the Sobaka.ru magazine prize.
Daniel Galper (“Business” category) got a degree in information technology and programming from ITMO University in 2015. When he was a student, he started a business of his own; today, he runs an online food delivery service with annual turnover at 1.1 billion rubles.
Ilya Chekh (“Science and Life” category) is a robotics engineer who graduated from ITMO University in 2013. He founded a company to design and manufacture user-friendly bionic prosthetic arms for children and adults.
Last year, the Best Known Petersburger rankings included ITMO University postgraduate programmer from Belarus Gennady Korotkevish, a winner of many international intellectual competitions.