The current CEO and the founding partner of Skolkovo Ventures, Mr. Vasily Belov will move to new employer, within technology industry.
Pekka Viljakainen, the chairman of the board of Skolkovo Ventures: «Within first 2 years of operation, Skolkovo Ventures has concretely shown the need for a true, agile financial partner for startups and Russian hightech companies. I want to openly thank Mr. Belov of his great contribution for the establishement of Skolkovo Ventures and his 7 years contribution while building Skolkovo startup ecosystem to be the leader of this important part of the Russian economy».
Vladimir Sakovich: «Venture business is a long-term activity that requires patience and diligence. Therefore, we will continue to systematically develop and strengthen all those business lines and partnerships, that we launched over the past 2 years. We will gradually introduce new products to the market – mainly related to collaboration with large Russian and International corporate partners and Russian regions – in order to timely address the current strategy of Skolkovo».
Vasily Belov, CEO of Skolkovo Ventures (2017-2019): «I would like to say thank you to all stakeholders of Skolkovo project for fantastic 7 years professional experience. It was an honor for me to be part of such a great team. I decided to continue my professional career within IBS group, where I will be responsible for M&A, capturing growth opportunities within digital economy».
Vladimir Sakovich has worked for Skolkovo since 2015, developing its investment expertise, including participation in creation and development of Skolkovo Ventures. Before joining the Skolkovo he worked within VC&PE departments of VTB Capital and Troika Dialog. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and New Economic School.