Alexey Katkov


Alexey is one of the leading Russian experts in Internet projects. A Former senior executive of Mail.Ru Group, he has been in charge of the holding revenues, launch and development of vertical products, expansion to international markets since it was founded 15 years ago. He has a wealth of experience in the development of new Internet services and maximizing company growth and profitability.

Iskander Giniyatullin

VP Investments

Iskander is an expert in M&A and investment management. For eight years he worked for JSFC Sistema, where he was responsible for M&A, launch of new strategic projects and search of investment partners. Prior to JSFC Sistema he had worked for VimpelCom Ltd. and Metalloinvest, where he was responsible for M&A activity.

Dmitry Filatov

VP Technology

Dmitry is an expert in technology, launch and scaling of Internet services. Previously, he was responsible for the launch and development of new companies at the largest German startup-factory Rocket Internet. He is a founder of several IT-companies.

Anna Yanchevskaya

PR Director

Anna is an expert in strategic communications for IT companies. For ten years she worked for Russian tech companies including «Begun» (Rambler) and ADV/web-engineering. For the past two years Anna has promoted fintech-focused venture capital firm Life.SREDA (Europe, USA, SEA, Russia).

Olga Lazareva


Olga has an extensive background in finance. She has worked for subsidiaries of Udmurtneft, Interros and JSFC Sistema. She is the former head of investment projects at Wimm-Bill-Dann.

Shahen Melikyan

Chief Legal Officer

Over a five year period, Shahen worked at Freshfields Brukhaus Deringer LLP, where he specialised in Mergers and Acquisitions and private equity. In the two years prior to taking up his current position at Sistema_VC, Shahen advised a major business holding with multiple international projects.