In 1989, David Yang founded Bit Software, which 10 years later became ABBYY, a group of leading engineers, scientists and linguists developing technologies related to artificial intelligence, optical character recognition and applied linguistics. The company has offices in nine countries.
Mr. Yang has been a co-investor and co-founder of several high-tech projects in Russia and abroad. He is a founder of iiko, the company developing ERP systems for the HoReCa industry.
He is a graduate of the Moscow Physics-Technical Institute and earned a Ph.D in Physical-Mathematical Sciences.