Igor Sysoev

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Igor Sysoev
Igor Vladimirovich Sysoev

(1970-09-28) September 28, 1970 (age 49)
Alma-Ata, Soviet Union
(now Almaty, Kazakhstan)
Alma materBauman Moscow State Technical University
EmployerNGINX, Inc.
Known fornginx

Igor Vladimirovich Sysoev (Russian: Игорь Владимирович Сысоев) is a Russian software engineer. In October 2004 he released the nginx Web server, reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTP cache software and founded NGINX, Inc.

Sysoev was born in 1970 and grew up in Almaty, Kazakhstan, at the time called Alma-Ata in 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.

On December 13, 2019, Igor was detained by the authorities in relation to what has been asserted to be a copyright claim.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Business Insider". Retrieved 13 Dec 2019.
  2. ^ "The Register". Retrieved 13 Dec 2019.

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