Alexander Galitsky

Alexander Galitsky

Institute Advisor

Asteroid Institute
Founding Circle

Profile

Co-founder and managing partner of Almaz Capital Partners, a Cisco-backed venture capital firm specializing in US-Russian investments, Alexander (“Sasha”) is a global entrepreneur and inventor, recognized by Forbes as a key influencer in the Russian IT/Internet industry. He advanced from one of the youngest technical executives in the Soviet space industry to lead five successful technology companies with operations in the US, Russia and Western Europe. He pioneered the technology development of ELVIS+ in WiFi, and product development of Fire Wall and VPN with Sun Microsystems for global markets. A “Technology Pioneer” at the Davos World Economic Forum, Sasha also was elected to the Board of the Skolkovo Foundation Board, the key innovation project of the Russian Federation.