About us

MINDSMITH is a tech think tank founded in 2018 in Russia.

The company studies the impact of high technologies on business, government and society, and is engaged in consulting and educational projects.

MINDSMITH’s analytics is recognized in Russia and globally

  • MINDSMITH’s analytical materials were used in preparation for the 2020-2021 session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for the Development of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
  • MINDSMITH and Ruslan Yusufov individually are recommended by the Russian Federation for the interaction on blockchain projects along with NTI, Sberbank, Rosreestr, NIPS and FinTech Association.
  • MINDSMITH experts regularly publish in the media, they are invited speakers at educational programs of leading business schools and universities and regular speakers at industrial events.

MINDSMITH is a member of specialized Russian and international associations

  • MINDSMITH supports Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace — an international cybersecurity initiative.
  • MINDSMITH is a member of the Center for Distributed Ledger Technologies of St. Petersburg State University. The center was established in 2018 as part of the National Technology Initiative state program.
  • MINDSMITH initiatives are widely supported by the international research and academic community, including a number of leading blockchain and central bank digital currency working groups.

Contact us

Address: 74B, Mosfilmovskaya st., Moscow, 119192, Russia

E-mail: info@mindsmith.io


Ruslan Yusufov
Managing Partner

Prior to founding MINDSMITH Ruslan managed special projects at one of the global leaders in preventing and investigating high-tech crimes.

Extensive hands-on strategic business planning and analysis experience.