Igor Sysoev

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This article is about the software developer. For the professional triathlete, see Igor Sysoyev.
Igor Sysoev
Born Igor Vladimirovich Sysoev
(1970-09-28) September 28, 1970 (age 43)
Almaty, USSR
Residence Moscow, Russia
Alma mater Bauman Moscow State Technical University
Occupation CTO
Employer NGINX, Inc.
Known for nginx
Website
sysoev.ru/en/

Igor Sysoev (Russian: Игорь Сысоев) is the creator and developer of the nginx Web server and founder of NGINX, Inc..

Sysoev was born in 1970 and grew up in Almaty, Kazakhstan (then known as Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR). Sysoev graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 1994. Since graduation he has lived in Moscow and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer at NGINX, Inc..

Sysoev is best known as the creator and developer of nginx (pronounced Engine X), a HTTP, reverse proxy, and e-mail proxy server.

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