Alex leads investments in data-related technologies and platforms. He is passionate about companies that define new ways of performing data processing, analytics and data-driven automation that provide customers with tangible business results and consumers with valuable products and services not imaginable before the new data age. New consumer startups that leverage data tech to change the way people think about money, entertainment and daily routine excite Alex.
Before joining the team, Alex developed business and data strategies for the largest financial institutions in Russia. Prior to that, he founded and then sold a direct marketing agency for global premium fast moving consumer brands.
Alex graduated summa cum laude from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) specializing in machine learning and statistics. He earned an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management as a U.S. Department of State Muskie Fellow.
Raised in Moscow, he spends time in Tel Aviv and now has the privilege of having one of his two favorite basketball teams (CSKA and Maccabi) become the European champion almost every year.