Ilya Khanykov

Blockchain, IoT, Flying Cars & Neuroscience: Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor


I productize technology, nourish talent and innovate in corporations and ventures. Here's what I did in past:

— Investment Analyst (Russian stocks) for a publicly traded ~$200m-valued fund led by the 8th wealthiest Swede.

— Corporate Entrepreneur and Innovator for a fund and a strategic think tank (carbon market and regulation) for the Russian power monopoly.

— Ph.D. in Strategic Management building a tool to design organizational change and maximize customer value proposition.

— Policy Consultant and Lobbyist for the Russian regional and federal governments on climate change regulations, the carbon market and technology transfer.

— Member to the Russian National Delegation to the UN providing delivery and acceptance of the Russian argumentation in an ongoing multi-track 200-lateral negotiation on climate change challenge.

— Co-Founder and Business Developer building a pipeline of high profile accounts for b2b sales of carbon market-related consultancy services in Russia and CIS.

— International Corporate Leader helping a publicly traded multinational company to integrate a newly purchased organization, merge its technical staff into global business-support competency pool and lead its business development in Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS.

— Co-founder, Investor, Product Manager, Bus.Dev, Sales and Marketing (including building presence in China) for several international internet ventures in various verticals.

— Fundraiser for a Swedish pharmaceutical startup, leading the development of an investment memo and a seed round for preparation of clinical trials of an antiviral drug in the EU.

— Applied Neuroscientist, Designer of Neuro- and Biofeedback medical-grade training sessions to master unnoticed competencies and enhance capacities of your brain.

— Mentor at the Silicon Valley Intensive Program helping Russian high-tech startups get international clients and investors.

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