Dmitry Anatolyevich Bukhman (Russian: Дмитрий Анатольевич Бухман, Dmitrij Anatol'evič Buchman; born May 27, 1985) is a Russian entrepreneur and co-founder of video game developer Playrix.
Dmitry Bukhman was born into a Jewish family in Vologda, Russia in 1985. In 2000, while studying applied math at Vologda University, Dmitry together with his brother Igor started developing PC games.
In 2004 Dmitry together with his brother founded Playrix. Playrix worked in the market of casual PC games until 2009 having produced about 30 games by then. In 2009 the studio focused on developing free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets. In 2011 the company moved the headquarters from Vologda to Dublin, Ireland. In 2013 the first mobile game Township was released. As of December 2019 the company operates 5 free-to-play mobile games (Township, Fishdom, Gardenscapes, Homescapes, and Wildscapes). According to AppAnnie analytics, it is one of the Top 5 grossing mobile publishers worldwide. The company has 2,000 employees and 25 offices.
In 2018, Dmitry together with his brother Igor acquired a stake in video games developer Nexters Global.
As of 2019 eight mobile game developers have already been acquired by Playrix. Among the biggest acquires and investments are: Serbian Eipix, Ukrainian Zagrava and Belarussian Vizor game studios.