Leonid Plekhanov
Leonid Plekhanov — CEO & President, BOD member

Innovative executive with more than 8 years in international project management, served as head of PMO, country innovation leader and BOD member. Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) in 2005 (Department of Physics and Quantum Electronics), Master of Science in applied physics and mathematics.

Sergey Plekhanov — CTO, BOD member

Has more than 9 years of problem solving experience in big data analysis, neural networks, and logistics. Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) in 2003 (Department of Physics and Quantum Electronics), Master of Science in applied physics and mathematics.

Artem Genkin — BOD member

Graduated from Financial University by the Government of Russian Federation (specialty: World Economy). Professor. Doctor of Economics. Author of numerous books and articles about digital economy, fintech and regtech. Active in Expert Council of the Bank of Russia, holds positions in self governing entities in Russian payment industry. Owner of consulting boutique centered at compliance, due diligence and M&A consulting ( Managing Partner of IP Fund ( interested in Central and Eastern Europe startups in Fintech, AdTech and EdTech. Founder of a niche digital media “INVEST-FORESIGHT” (

Kirill Slavtsov — BOD member

Kirill has over 5 years of experience in audit of several largest Russian corporations. He has more than 4 years of experience in the PJSC Gazprom subsidiaries in controlling position. In 2015 he devoted himself to work in start-ups on financial positions. Since 2016 he is employee of the investment fund IP Fund. Graduate of the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI), specializing in “Accounting, Analysis and Audit”.

William R. Kallman — US Director, Partner

An entrepreneurial innovative executive with twenty five years experience in technology ventures as founder, executive, CEO, board member, chairman, and venture capitalist with the Draper Network. Record of launching companies and technologies that reinvent online communication. Raised $75 million, attracted $425 million in co-investment, and achieved $400 million in liquidity events. Served on eleven boards. Reed BS Chemistry, Stanford MS, MS&E, Harvard MBA.

Dmitry Skotnikov — Partner, advisor

Dmitry has been in executive search since 1995 and works on executive search assignments on behalf of major Russian and international companies in manufacturing, energy, automotive, heavy machinery, metals and mining. In 2001 – 2015 he led Industrial Practice of Odgers Berndtson in Russia.
He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Moscow State University. He has also completed a series of short-term executive development programs by IMD, INSEAD and Stanford GSB.

Maxim Koshelev — Head of Engineering, Partner

Maxim is in power electronics and engineering for more than 15 years, having outstanding experience and unique professional competencies. Responsible for hardware development and managing of engineering teams. Master of Science, Moscow State University (physics).


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