Maxim Foursa leads the Application Data Services department of, which provides data store, data streaming and application services to all product development teams in the organization. Previously, Maxim was leading the scaling of the product development department to grow inventory and usage of the non-hotel accommodations on the platform. Maxim  is a passionate traveller. He holds a PhD degree, has a background in virtual reality research as well as in software engineering, and he worked in various leadership roles in engineering and business management.