Alexandra Johnson

Alexandra Johnson is Managing Director of DFJ-VTB Aurora. She is based in Silicon Valley and focuses on early-stage communications, media, and technology companies headquartered in Russia and the CIS. Prior to joining DFJ-VTB Aurora, Alexandra was Founder and Managing Director of Landbridge Capital, an investment firm targeting US-based companies commercializing Russian technology.

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Christopher Stone

Christopher Stone is Executive Director of the Global Technology Symposium and is general counsel to Generation Group, a family office with a significant venture investing business in the former Soviet Union and Western Europe. Previously, Chris served as policy advisor to US Senator Jeff Bingaman (D NM) in the areas of…

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Ilya Vinogradsky

Ilya Vinogradsky is Founder and CTO of SysIQ, a San Francisco-based provider of e-commerce services for the retail and mail order industries, where he manages the company's infrastructure and client implementation processes. Before co-founding SysIQ, Ilya served as Senior Software Engineer at Kana Communications…

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Jeni Franco, CMP

Jeni is a partner of, and Event Director at, ROAR Design and Events. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) who leads major conferences, meetings, and events from their initial planning phase through to a successful conclusion. She has produced domestic and international events, including executive-level…

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Oleg Kaganovich

Oleg Kaganovich is a Venture Partner with DFJ Frontier. Most recently, he was CEO of the Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA), where he helped startup entrepreneurs advance their businesses. Previously, Oleg was Senior Associate at Sun Microsystems' venture group, where he had responsibilities for deal sourcing, due diligence and deal negotiation.

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Basang Malunov

Basang Malunov is President of the Global Innovators Club, a thriving network that unifies leaders who embrace entrepreneurship and focused on success. Basang is also a founder of LTE Portal Broadband Solutions, Inc., a web universe that brings together telecom industry professionals who advance the next generation mobile broadband - 4G LTE.

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Piotr Moncarz

Piotr Moncarz is Corporate Vice President and Principal Engineer at Exponent, a Silicon Valley science and technology public corporation. Piotr's work focuses on the energy sector, including power plant development projects and operational risk management in the oil and gas industry. He leads Exponent's Energy Initiative Program…

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Elizabeth Quade

Elizabeth was most recently an associate at Tano Capital, LLC, a firm specializing in investments in companies based in India and China. The firm also invests in global hard assets.

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Sasha Sokolov

Elizabeth was most recently an associate at Tano Capital, LLC, a firm specializing in investments in companies based in India and China. The firm also invests in global hard assets.

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Don Williams

Don Williams is a Shanghai-based partner at Sheppard Mullin, where he practices corporate and securities law. Previously, he was a partner at\ Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

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Raphaela Balzer

Raphaela Balzer has spearheaded teams as a management consultant with the focus on global strategies for the fossil markets for the board of Siemens Energy in Germany. Before, she has implemented complex IT-solutions...

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