Bio

Alexander Turkot holds position of Head of IT / Telecom at Skolkovo project

In 2003-2006 Alexander is the managing partner of investment company “Unifors Investment Management”, Board member at “GlidePath” (Netherlands). In 2007 Alexander in partnership with NewsCorporation of R. Murdoch founded and headed the company, Fox Interactive Media - MySpace Russia, where he serves as CEO and managing partner.

In the late 90’s Alexander was engaged in an independent business, founded several successful start-ups in Israel, the U.S. and Europe. He has over 10 years of experience in consulting of various venture funds and private investors in IT and telecom fields.
From 1991 to 1999 Alexander worked for IBM, led the large IT-projects in the U.S., Japan, Switzerland, South Africa, Israel and France. He consulted a major Western companies such as Kawasaki, Principal Financial Group, TransNet, Sony, GA Insurance, etc.

Alexander Turkot was born in 1961 in Tashkent. He graduated as an systems engineer, Tashkent Polytechnic Institute. Alexander holds PhD in Economics.