Olga Kuvshinova

The Supreme Ruler


Your job title?

Head of People aka OG

Which languages do you speak?

English, Russian, Portuguese

Which languages do you write?

Some PHP, CSS, learning JS

Where were you born?

Saint Petersburg, Russia

What was your first experience with the internet? What year was that?

I think it was 2002 when I got a first computer and internet connection. I was 13 and a friend of mine, a few years older suggested that we have to go on a dating site! So I guess internet for me was a tool for communication from the start. ?

Where in the world do you like to work?

In a place with fast solid internet. Better with my dog sleeping at my feet. Better with a little cup of strong and hot espresso.

Where in the world are you now?

Lisbon, Portugal

What led you to work at Saucal?

My desire to do good quality things with a great team.

What is your favourite activity outside of work?

Walking with my dog, hiking, running, trailing and, of course, eating!

What is your favourite food/beverage?

Crab, shrimp and seafood in general, pork belly with the crackling.. ah, the list is endless!

Favourite quote or song lyrics they live by (or) that best reps you?

“But if I try to think
Of something better than this
Heaven comes down
And reminds the luck we live.”
Russian Red, “Fuerteventura”

Most interesting story or factoid about you?

Once a guy stole phone from my pocket in the tram and I made him to give it back to me.