Oleg Krot

Managing Partner

Oleg is an innovator, an expert in attracting investments and foreign economic activity, esports as a business. In 2020, he entered the TOP-5 transformation leaders among the Heads of Ukrainian business. He received an award for cost optimization and bringing the business to a consistent level.

Oleg started his business in 2002, when he organized esports competitions in his first small computer club. Later, his passion for video games has grown into a business, and in 2006 Oleg started his company WePlay! Esports together with his business partner Yuriy Lazebnikov. In 2007, they launched textile production of video games’ and comics’ characters under WP Merchandise brand.

In 2006, the partners founded Enestech - a company, which develops software for managing large computer parks in gaming clubs.

In 2016, they founded two more companies: VRTX Venture Lab - for research and development in the field of energy and aviation; and j:Mind.Systems - for software development.

Oleg and Yuriy run IT holding TECHIIA, which was founded in 2018.


2018 — Executive of the Year - Union National Business Rating, Ukraine

2018 — Esports Studio of the Year - GameInside.ua

2020 — Transformation Leader of the Year - Business.ua

Yevhen Lazarenko