Alexey Menshikov, born in November 18, 1976, is a Russian game producer, entrepreneur and award winning sound designer. Worked on the following major titles at various roles: Carnivores series (incl. PSP), EA Black and Battlefield Bad Company 2, Rig'n'Roll, Vivisector: Beast Within, Cryostasis, Hammerfall, Duke Nukem: Endangered Species, BreakQuest, IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, NormalTanks, MelodyBloxx and many others. Total portfolio includes more than 35 games. Menshikov graduated from the National Technical University of the Ukraine “KPI” with an MS degree in Engineering. Currently responsible for the day-to-day operations and business development of digital publisher and developer Beatshapers. In 2002, Menshikov created an audio software development project for sound designers - delaydots.com. Today, most game development studios worldwide use the software for their audio design (EA, Microsoft, Ubisoft, SCEI, Retro Studios and many others) as well as Hollywood composers like Marco Beltrami, Danny Elfman and Hans Zimmer for music and sound design for movies. Now, this company has been sold to Little Endian, an audio software company from Croatia.