Ilya Golubovich is the founding partner of I2BF Global Ventures.Ilya Golubovich is the Founding Partner of I2BF Global Ventures, one of the leading venture funds facilitating advancement of the fourth industrial revolution, headquartered in New York City. Ilya serves as a Director on the Boards of Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ: MXWL), Dauria Aerospace, Primus Power and ServiceTitan; his investment portfolio includes Planetary Resources, an asteroid mining company. Ilya is a member of the Venture Advisory Council and Mentorship Board of the Skolkovo Foundation as well as the Advisory Council of the Physics and Astronomy Department of Johns Hopkins University. He formerly worked at the Energy Department of the London office of Louis Dreyfus in commodity trading and as a project manager at the Siberian Internet Company (Sibintek). He holds a Management Science and Engineering degree from Stanford University.
Alexander is a Partner and the Head of the Moscow office.Alex joined I2BF in 2007 and currently oversees the firm’s technology initiative in Russia, with a focus on robotics and the Internet of Things. Alexander is a member of the Boards of Directors of RoboCV and Laser Solutions, and is an observer at Selecta Biosciences (NASDAQ: SELB), Seren Photonics, and Bowman Power. Prior to joining I2BF, he worked at Citigroup, where he held positions in finance and risk management. Alexander holds a degree with distinction in Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, and is also a CFA charterholder.
Mike is a Senior Partner, Head of the New York office, and serves as General Counsel.Mike leads the firm’s digital initiative, with a focus on media, Software-as-a-Service, the Internet of Things and commercial platforms. Mike is on the Board of FuboTV and is an observer to Nesscap Energy, ServiceTitan and StrongArm Technologies. Prior to joining I2BF Mike was with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C., a leading Silicon Valley law firm. Mike holds a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and a B.A. in Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin.
Adil Nurgozhin is a Partner and Head of the Astana, Kazakhstan office.Adil leads the team’s business development in the region and oversees operation of the Russian-Kazakhstan Nanotechnology Fund in Kazakhstan. He serves on the Board of VIST Mining, a leader in the deployment of mining fleet management systems in Russia, Mongolia, and CIS. Adil is a serial entrepreneur and an experienced angel investor, with a deep knowledge of Central Asian markets. He joined I2BF in 2012. Prior to that he held various positions in the investment arm of the Kazakhstan Sovereign Welfare Fund «Samruk-Kazyna» and the Regional Financial Center of Almaty. Adil holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration from the University of Montana.
Vladimir is the Head of Technology Research, and serves on the Board of Aeroxo, Russia’s leading UAV research company.He joined I2BF Global Ventures in 2007 as a technology analyst. Previously, he worked as an image processing and computer vision researcher at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Vladimir holds a B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Moscow Institute of Physics and