Vadim Gerasimov

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Vadim Viktorovich Gerasimov (Russian: Вадим Викторович Герасимов, born 15 June 1969) is an engineer at Google. From 1994 to 2003, Vadim worked and studied at the MIT Media Lab. Vadim earned a BS/MS in applied mathematics from Moscow State University in 1992 and a Ph.D. from MIT in 2003.

At age 16 he was one of the original co-developers of the famous video game Tetris: he ported Alexey Pajitnov's original game to the IBM PC architecture and the two later added features to the game.[1][2]


  1. ^ Sheff, David. Game Over: How Nintendo Conquered The World, Vintage, 1994. ISBN 0-679-73622-0
  2. ^ "Vadim Gerasimov - Tetris Story" (Accessed August 15, 2006)

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