Born from Ukrainian mother and Russian father, migrated to the United Kingdom in 1999, Alex Smirnov, self-taught Microsoft Certified Professional by IT qualification, has been devoting his knowledge of and passion for Joomla! CMS and its extensions to their diverse global community of Joomla! developers and end users since 2005.
Ever since he enjoyed simplicity, power and beauty of Joomla! CMS and its extensions, mainly via friendly and supportive Forum at joomla.org, Alex in return has been cheerfully giving his experiences and knowledge back to English- and Russian-speaking Joomla! community, firstly as a forum member and volunteer moderator and later - as localisator and support manager.