FOUNDER & CEO WILDBERRIES TATYANA BAKALCHUK WILL TAKE PART IN PLENARY SESSION
The founder of the largest Runet online store Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk will take part in the plenary session at the International Forum "Open Innovation" on October 22.
This year, Wildberries brought capitalization to $1.2 billion, became a unicorn and entered the Forbes rating of the most expensive Runet companies. This made it possible to assess the fortune of Tatyana Bakalchuk at more than $ 1 billion. Now she is the second billionaire woman in the list of richest people in Russia.
Being on maternity leave from teaching, Tatyana founded an online store in 2004 from scratch, which is used by 3.5 millions visitors in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia everyday. It has become the largest online store in Russia, according to Data Insight for three years in a row. Wildberries has about 5000 pickup points with fitting rooms.
The company's next step is to enter the market of Eastern Europe. Wildberries is no longer just an online store, but a full-fledged IT company, which employs more than 300 developers and implements all the latest technologies: AI, machine learning, agile.