The ONY Group is a team of experts in web development, internet marketing and business development. We are the creators of dirbe.

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  • Michael Burtov, CEO

    Mike is the founder of the ONY Group as well as the inventor of dirbe. He has a web development, business development, and project management background. Mike has developed over 200 websites and has over 10 years experience in Investment banking and International Humanitarian Development, contributing to over 50 successful projects with numerous organizations including UBS Investment Bank, RBS Investment bank, and the William J. Clinton Foundation. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer and is a published organizational development author, with international distribution. Mike holds a Master of Science Degree in International Economics from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Brandeis University. Linked-in

  • Parris Varney, CTO

    Parris has over 10 years experience in building and designing advanced web applications. He has a wide of range of technical skills and experience across the spectrum of online development. He is an expert in website architecture and infrastructure development, web systems administration, as well as back-end and front-end development. Parris has developed complex data intensive platforms for companies such as Phase Forward, All Business Communications, and OnTech. He has also developed advanced platforms for high-traffic social marketing companies such as as well as local search engines such as Parris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University. Linked-in

  • Philip Ostromogolsky

    Philip has 10 years experience conducting advanced statistical analysis of financial and marketing data. He has an extensive background in computer-based econometric data modeling using platforms such as SAS, Stata, and Matlab. Philip is a doctoral candidate in financial economics at Yale University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and mathematics as well as a Master of Arts degree in Financial Economics from Yale University.

  • Daphné Allanore-de Baritault

    Daphné has over five years of experience in multi-media marketing and communication. She was previously the manager of the Marketing and Communications strategy of the number one French utility scale solar power plant building company, EXOSUN. Daphné holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Theatre from City University London, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Project Management and Marketing from the Bordeaux School of Engineering. Linked-in

  • Greg Theisen

    As an advisor to the ONY Group Greg brings over twenty years of technology management, development and systems operating experience. He is the founder of Kindle Innovations, the makers of TabUp. Experienced in startups, he was a founding member of NextWave Telecom Inc. a Wireless Communications company; he held a wide variety of key positions over his tenure. At NextWave he developed decision support software utilized in the acquisition of NextWave’s wireless PCS Licenses, managed the development of Operational Support Systems for a multi-vendor PCS network environment, Vice President of Information Technology and as VP of Product Development was part of the team developing the company’s new product strategies. Prior to NextWave Mr. Theisen was at Nynex Science and Technology where he lead a team in the development of a spatial collaboration & engineering design system for the mobile communications industry. Linked-in

  • Gene Shklover

    As an advisor to the ONY Group Gene brings more than twenty years experience in technical and management disciplines in multiple industries. He is a co-founder of GRT Corporation, a premier IT solution provider. At GRT Gene directs the overall operations while managing strategic alliances and overseeing the recruiting, personnel, and financial functions of the company. In addition, he leads the development of the company strategy and is responsible for the company's financial plans, policies, and accounting practices. Gene holds an MS degree in Industrial Engineering from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute and a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences. Linked-in

  • Viktor Litvinov

    As an advisor to the ONY Group Viktor brings more than twenty years in the computer industry. He has extensive experience in the integration of complex software solutions, and the design and development of distributed database and data warehousing systems. As a co-founder of GRT, Victor oversees the delivery of all consulting services to GRT's clients and manages the company’s sales and marketing functions. In addition, he establishes objectives, plans, and policies for the company, oversees the development of strategic initiatives, and represents the GRT organization to its clients, the financial community, and the public. Prior to founding GRT, he had over fifteen years experience in senior software engineering and management positions. He holds an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Kiev Polytechnic University. Linked-in

  • Vitaly Dubravin

    As an advisor to the ONY Group Vataly brings over eighteen years of computer industry experience, planning and implementing numerous projects in different industry sectors. His expertise includes system, network, database, and application design, development and migration as well as the evaluation and selection of advanced software solutions that respond to customer requirements. Vitaly holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Moscow Institute of Electronic Engineering in Russia. His proven experience in management of offshore resources is invaluable in ONY Group’s development efforts. Linked-in

What is dirbe?

dirbe is for everyone!

We all live in a community where we work, eat, shop, participate in local events, and do almost everything else; dirbe invites you to explore, discover and participate.

A revolutionary website. is a web site that lets you to find products, services, places, people, jobs, and events near your desired location within the United States. We are able to provide highly targeted and customizable local results by using numerous patent pending and proprietary technologies.

dirbe takes great pride in providing you with the most relevant and customizable results for your local search. The more specific your search, the more directed your results. For more general searches, dirbe provides many tools that allow you to narrow your results to more closely fit your needs. dirbe will always continue to innovate with new features, powerful tools and rich, local content - to help us all discover our local world.