Born in Moscow and studied in Switzerland. At the start of his career, Bogdan was a vegetable supplier for Azbuka Vkusa chain of upscale supermarkets, and then invested in the burger joint chain of Ivan Kukarskikh. In 2017, Bogdan and Ivan established the Lucky Group, which has since opened such projects as Margarita Bistro, Lucky Izakaya Bar, Eva, Londri, 345, and others. In April 2019, Panchenko and Kukarskikh opened Lucky Skills school of service.