Alexander Zouev completed the IB Diploma Program in 2007 with a total of 43 points. He went on to read Economics and Management at the University of Oxford and thereafter worked at one of the largest independent IB tutoring agencies before tutoring freelance. He has published several guidebooks specifically for the IB Diploma, and has tutored over 200 students in IB Economics and Mathematics, as well as overseen tens of Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay assignments. Over the last year, he has developed a smartphone app for IB students to connect with each other to ask and answer questions. The smartib app has helped over 10,000 IB students in its first year.