Tech investor and entrepreneur, Dmitry has been investing in tech companies since 1999 and has backed over 35 early stage companies operating in 25+ countries.
Previously, Dmitry served as Managing Partner of a leading global venture fund RTP Global (formerly known as ru-Net Ltd) known for its investments in Yandex.ru (NASDAQ: YNDX) and Ozon.ru. In 2009, Dmitry co-founded IVI.TV (“Netflix of Russia”), which became the largest OTT video platform for the Russian speaking users globally with over 50m monthly users. Previously, he served as the Managing Director of Amedia – a leading Russian producer of television series and movies.
In 2004-2005, Dmitry served as Head of Media Investments for Access Industries Eurasia (Len Blavatnik’s investment vehicle). In 2001-2002, Dmitry worked as First Deputy General Director of the TNT Television Network. In 1998-2002, Dmitry was responsible for a number of venture capital and private equity investments as Vice President of the Sputnik Group, $1 billion private equity and venture capital fund. Dmitry began his career in the mergers and acquisitions practice of the global investment bank Renaissance Capital.
Dmitry received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2004, and in 1998 graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri at St. Louis (US), with a major in Business Administration (Finance). In 1991-1994, Dmitry studied Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Samara State Aerospace University.