Director, Head of Startup Acceleration Programs,
Skolkovo Foundation

Maxim Mikhaylov is Director and Head of Startup Acceleration Programs at Skolkovo Foundation. Mikhaylov has built Skolkovo’s mentor network of 200+ professionals in IT-Telecom, Energy, Life Sciences and Industrial sectors. His current role also includes building international partnerships for support of commercialization of Skolkovo resident startups (as of now, 100+ resident startups have sales in US, Southeast Asia and Europe).

Before joining Skolkovo, Mikhaylov worked in private equity with Vostok Nafta Investment, a Swedish fund and a pioneer investor in such companies as Avito and Tinkoff Bank.

Maxim Mikhaylov graduated with honors from MGIMO and has Master’s degree in International Energy Management from Bodo Graduate School of Business in Norway.