Pavel Bogdanov is a general partner at Almaz Capital. His interests span software, gaming, and the Internet. He led deal execution for Jelastic, Parallels, Acumatica, Alawar, and other Almaz companies.
Pasha is currently on the boards of Alawar Entertainment, AlterGeo, Flirtic and Nival. In 2005, he was recruited to Sistema Telecom. As Investment Director, Pasha arranged $2 billion of debt and equity financing for a number of Sistema’s portfolio companies.
He was a member of the IPO team for ComstarUTS (LON: CMST) and participated in and led the acquisitions of several regional fixedline operators. Pasha led Sistema’s investment into Wavecrest, a wholesale telephony operator in the UK, and later negotiated the sale of Wavecrest to MTT.
In 2002, Pasha joined KLATencor, the leading semiconductor yield management company, as a Systems Design Engineer in Silicon Valley. Prior to KLA, he worked as a graduate research associate and postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) at the University of California, Berkeley. His research was published in leading scientific journals, including Science, Nature, and Physical Review Letters.
In 2003, he was part of the team that put together the first USRussia Technology Symposium at Stanford, which brought together US and Russian venture capitalists and Russian technology companies. Pasha earned a PhD from Stanford University, an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France; and a BS from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia.
14:00—14:20. SVOD Europe Conference/ iCity / Smart Cities Forum