Speakers

05-08-16

Alexander Gornyi

Alexander is Chief Information Officer of mail.ru. Mail.ru is a Naspers corporate investment backed business. Mail.Ru Group develops internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Alexander started his career in Mail.Ru after university and after a number...

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05-08-16

Ekaterina Vainberg

Ekaterina (Katy) is an innovation thought leader and ecosystem facilitator with a deep focus on startups acceleration and growth. She has a profound expertise is setting up and managing international acceleration & incubation programs ("Startup Security Challenge", "Integrator", "MGIMO...

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27-07-16

Ben Luckett

Ben is the Managing Director of Aviva Ventures – Aviva’s Corporate Venture Capital Fund. His role is to invest in early stage, high growth potential companies for strategic returns. Ben set up the fund in August 2015 as part...

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27-07-16

Olivier Garel

Olivier is Managing Director of Unilever Ventures, which was one of the first CVCs in FMCG formed in 2002. Olivier has led a large number of transformative acquisition and divestment transactions for Unilever in different parts of the world....

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22-07-16

Tim Smith

Tim is an Executive at Rouse and a Partner of Rouse Legal. He specialises in advising developed market businesses, both MNCs and SMEs on their new ventures and IP strategy in China. Now based in London, Tim previously worked...

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22-07-16

George Gogolev

George has occupied a number of positions at the RVC, where he currently serves as Head of the Innovation Ecosystem Development. Prior to RVC Dr. Gogolev occupied leading positions in a number of startups in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency...

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22-07-16

Andrei Sheetkin

Andrei is an associate in the Moscow office of DLA Piper and specialises in civil law, corporate law, mergers and acquisition and venture capital transactions. In the venture capital business, Andrei is engaged in advising funds and investors, founders and/or...

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22-07-16

Gary Marsh

Gary leads innovation and venturing programs supporting leading global corporates. He has worked with independent, VC funded businesses, helping them develop business plans, raise funds and coach the management teams in delivering new businesses. He has worked across the...

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22-07-16

Vartan Minasyan

Vartan is a Head of Investment and Innovation of Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity vendor. Vartan is organizing all company’s activities with a startup ecosystem to bring Kaspersky’s expertise and investment to promising hi-tech startups, primarily in the US,...

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22-07-16

Jeff Lehrer

Jeff is a partner of DLA Piper USA, LLP, an international law firm with 4200 lawyers in over 30 countries. He concentrates in representing clients in connection with corporate and securities transactions, including domestic and international mergers and...

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