Gleb Davidyuk

Managing Partner

Gleb has almost 20 years of private equity experience in both Western and Eastern European private equity funds. Prior to founding iTech Capital Gleb spend 5 years (2005-2010) as a Partner with Mint Capital, midsized Scandinavian private equity fund actively investing in the Eastern European market. Before that Gleb worked for more than 5 years (2000-2005) as Managing Director at Alfa Capital Partners, where he was also one of the co-founders. Gleb Davidyuk has gained valuable regional investment experience from four years work (1996 — 2000) with EBRD-sponsored private equity fund managed by Quadriga Capital. 

Gleb graduated from the Yaroslavl State University with Ph.D. in Finance (2000). Graduated Executive MBA at the University of Chicago GSB (Booth School of Business, 2010). Holds a B.S. degree from the Ivanovo State Power University (1997). Gleb Davidyuk is fluent in English.

Petr Polyakov

Investment Director

Petr joined iTech Capital team in February 2015 as an Investment Director. Prior to joining iTech he spent 7 years in Corporate Finance department of Deloitte in Eastern Europe and Central Asia focusing on transactions in TMT industry. In 2013-2014 Petr led Deloitte transaction support practice and Central Asia. In 2003-2007 Petr worked in Renova, one of the largest private investment groups in Eastern Europe. Petr graduated from the Moscow State University with Degree in Economics. He also holds CFA charter. Petr is fluent in English and German.

Ilya Balandin

Investment Director

Ilya has joined iTech Capital in spring 2010. Prior to that Ilya held the position of VP in ValueTech Advisers — investment boutique focused in M&A deals in TMT sector. Total volume of closed transactions Ilya participated in is about US$500 mln. Ilya graduated from the Moscow State University with MS in mathematics. Ilya is fluent in English.

Demid Kuznetsov

Financial Director

Demid joined iTech team in February 2010, prior to this Demid was a senior expert in Deloitte audit department responsible for audit of top Eastern Earopean banks. His major responsibilities include financial controlling, monitoring and audits of portfolio companies. 

Demid holds MS degree from State university - Higher school of economics, majoring in strategic management. He is also a final level ACA student. Demid is fluent in English.

Bronislava Starovoitova

General Counsel

Prior to joining iTech Capital Bronislava practiced as an associate with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where she gained hands-on experience in  M&A and joint venture transactions made under English and International law, acting for purchasers and sellers alike in M&A transactions, and for minority, majority and 50/50 stakeholders in JV arrangements.  Bronislava’s sector-specific experience includes advice to international and local companies engaged in: (i) metals and mining; (ii) media and telecommunications; (iii) banking; (iv) pharmaceuticals; (v) advertising; and (vi) IT/IP. 
Bronislava obtained Law Degree with Honours from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and is a Holder of the Award for Outstanding Educational Achievements granted by the Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).  She speaks fluent English, has a working knowledge of German and a basic knowledge of French.

Alexey Telnov

Investment Director

Alexey joined iTech team in August 2012, prior to this Alexey supported transactions in securities market and participated in derivatives development. Alexey obtained Law Degree with Honors from the Russian Academy of Justice and Finance Degree from the Financial University under the Government of the RF. He is certified financial market professional in broker/dealer activity and securities management, and is fluent in English.

Arina Kolosova

Personal Assistant

Arina joined iTech team in December 2014. Prior to that she worked as an expert of IT at Central Election Commission of the State. Arina graduated as an bachelor of Information Technologies from the North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and obtained her masters degree there on 2014. Native Russian speaker and is fluent in English.

Mikhail Volkov

Investment Analyst

Prior to joining iTech team Mikhail was engaged in macroeconomic research and global financial markets in the HSE Center of Development and carried out corporate finance research on emerging markets in Skolkovo Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS).

Mikhail holds a BSc degree in Economics and Finance from the joint program of ICEF, HSE and University of London and MSc in Financial Markets and Financial Institutions from HSE. Mikhail is fluent in English.