Where startups finally meet developers

X1 Group, The.

X1 Group is a team of great developers and technology-addicted geeks. We’re working on our own projects and helping other companies and startups handle their developmental needs by setting up development teams for them.

Meet X1 team.

Valeriy Bykanov

Founder & CEO

Valeriy founded X1 Group in 2008 and acting as CEO since then. Before X1, Valeriy was participating in number of web projects as developer, project manager and system architect, including such titles as studiVZ and meetOne. Founded the first co-working space in Kharkiv, Ukraine and co-founded local rental classifieds platform ProkatVsego (was acquired in 2012).

Mitya Moskalchuk


After graduation from one of the top technical Ukrainian universities with Master in Computer science, and before joining X1 Group, Mitya was involved into number of software development projects and managed his career from developer to technical leader and system architect. Now, being a CTO of X1, Mitya leads technology development of our company and performs technical monitoring of projects for our customers and partners.

Anna Obolenskaya

Head of HR and Recruiting

Anna started human resource management and IT recruiting career in early 2009, has shown herself as very talented person since then, and always has a result-oriented attitude. She has quite a huge network of both personal and business connections within the local IT community, which helps her to bring brilliant candidates to our customers in reasonable timeframes.