Chief Technology Officer
Basil Shikin is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at AppLovin and leads teams responsible for building AppLovin’s secure and highly scalable distributed systems, which help support the company’s worldwide growth. Prior to CTO, Basil was one of AppLovin’s early hires and as Vice President of Engineering played a critical role in building and optimizing the AppLovin platform, growing it to support over 470M daily active users. Under Basil’s leadership, AppLovin’s platform has been instrumental in driving the explosive growth of mobile games, resulting in a richer ecosystem and more games played by millions of people every day. Before joining AppLovin, Basil was a Senior Software Engineer at DeviceAnywhere.