Alexander Shulgin as a visionary has more than 15 years of investment and venture capital experience. He is a unique Russian composer who successfully combines creative work with business. He effectively manages “GRUPPA KOMPANIY FAMILIA”, (www.familia.ru), which specializes in investment and venture capital in the blockchain, media, new media, publishing, and entertainment sectors.
He is one of the founders of the 5 Continent Consulting Group specializing in the IT-sector, biotechnologies, and financial management. Partner of the iTech Capital Fund, which is a major stakeholder of such leading companies as BitFury, Clickky, Ticketland, AviaSales, QIWI post, SeoPult Group, Garpun, MFM Solution, and others. He founded and runs Rasia Capital – an investment boutique with a focus on Asia. His personal investments are in sectors: Blockchain infrastructure, eSport, Mixed Reality. Alexander successfully established rASiA.com – networking platform.
He is one of the main world experts in such topics as Transformation of Global Economy, Decentralization of Everything, Blockchain technology, and MES (Media, Entertainment, and Sport) sector. He makes foresight speeches at different leading world forums and conferences such as MIPTV, MIPCOM, MIDEM (France), World Knowledge Forum (Korea), All That Matters (Singapore), Open Innovations (Moscow), and many others.
Alexander gives lectures at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HSE France, Potsdam University in Berlin, Tokyo University, and many others. Alexander served as Member of the Expert Council under the Prime Minister of Russian Federation (area responsibilities are IT and digital economy). In addition, he is an accomplished publicist and author. His articles and reports regularly appear in major Russian media. In 2008, he was awarded the Order of Medal for Professionalism and Business Reputation.