Born in 1990 in Yekaterinburg. In 2002, Ivan moved to Canada for four years, then for another four years to Spain, where he studied at an international school, and then for four years to Lausanne where he studied in the Hospitality School. In 2013, Ivan returned to Russia and established his restaurant business. He is the founder of BB & Burgers chain of restaurants. In 2017, together with Bogdan Panchenko, established the Lucky Group, which has since opened such projects as Margarita Bistro, Lucky Izakaya Bar, Eva, Londri, 345, and others.