An investor, board member, shareholder in over 50 startups with combined valuation of $1 Billion. Founded and co-founded several successful startups, such as Fotki.com, a top 500 internet Website in mid-2000 with 25M users and billions of shared photos, was CEO of Microsoft WebTV's largest entertainment portal, Epsylon Games (70+ games), and founded and sold vInternship to Manhattan Institute. His articles and interviews were published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Venture Beat, Entrepreneur Magazine, CIO Magazine, and in other leading publications. A Partner at TMT Investments venture fund in Silicon Valley and chairman of the largest internet incubator in Ukraine, Happy Farm (40+ startups) and of Tnation.com, the first incubator in Kazakhstan, and writes for San Francisco Examiner. Taught as an Adjunct at New York University, UC Berkeley, UCSF, and co-created a Stanford University course MS&E 72SI “Recreating Silicon Valley”. MBA from Boston University and a PhD from The Russian Academy of Sciences.