Yuriy Menkov

Yuriy M
Ganesha Upadhyaya
November 11, 2019

Yuriy Menkov has been a senior frontend team leader since 2017 for three blockchain startups including Waves Protocol. He was previously a senior frontend developer on web apps and developed in C/C++ for six years.

Yuriy graduated with a degree in computer systems automation and networks from National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). He enjoys fitness challenges and cooking Borscht soup dishes at home.

March 2022 deliverables

Feb 2022 deliverables

  • Bitcoin bridge launch
  • Horizon bridge security improvements: security monitoring, manually management of suspicious operations
  • BTC bridge ecosystem development: libraries for developers, docs, services monitoring, share governance services (relayer, security) with community
  • Horizon bridge frontend upgrade

Jan 2022 Deliverables

Giv: Great job on BTC bridge - this is a complex feature and we are able to launch on time. Iโ€™m impressed that Yuriy is able to do so much. In addition to BTC bridge, he was able to very quickly implement the required changes for the Metamask staking dashboard.

Upcoming Plans

  • Monthly Deliverables: 2021 Oct
    • BTC bridge launch
    • BTC bridge enhancements, vault & validator incentives
    • Crosschain NFT launch in Horizon
  • Quarterly Milestones: 2021 Q4
    • Full Security & Recovery for 1Wallet
    • BTC Bridge support, testing, audit fixes, & deployment
    • Horizon monitoring system, sustanable validator incentives, automated support/resolution mechanisms
  • Yearly Planning: 2022 Q1 - Q3
    • Technical integration support for other bridges like cosmos, solana, polygon
    • Technical support for partner integrations

Achievements in 2021 Q2-Q3

  • One Names
    • Subdomain register contracts & statistic services (crazy.one)
    • One names contracts & frontend
  • Explorer v2: launch support, verification service (back, front)
  • Horizon Bridge
    • Extended sdk to v2 & hackathon support
    • New features, external validators, operations support
  • OneBtc Bridge
    • Vault client, Dashboard backend, Relayer client
    • JS SDK, Frontend base version
    • Deploy ecosystem, contracts features & tests

Weekly updates


Week ending 1/28/22

  • Added Metamask support for Staking dashboard - mainnet version
  • BTC bridge: added ability to store pk keys in a local database for vault client, extend security client, added e2e tests, working on metrics monitor service (30%)
  • Explorer: review & tests for proxy contracts verification feature

Week ending 1/21/22

  • Staking dashboard update: added Metamask support + call all staking methods via smart contract https://staking.firebaseapp.com/existing (testnet only)
  • BTC bridge update: added more keys format support for vault client, create & testing security client
  • Horizon bridge update: Added black list for wrong assets, working on profile page (together with Sergey), improve support tools: texts, forms (together with Valeria)