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Kirill Kozhevnikov

RTP Global

Kirill is a Partner at RTP Global, a $200M, early-stage global fund, and is responsible for the fund's Indian portfolio, investments, and pipeline.

Before RTP Global, Kirill was a Managing Director and Partner at Sistema Asia Fund (SAF), in New Delhi, India, which he co-developed and launched in late 2015, and where he led and completed 5 out of 10 of the firm’s investments in 2016-2018 (with one exit in early 2019). While there, he served as board member for Seclore, Qwikcilver, Netmeds, HealthifyMe, and Faasos.

Prior to Sistema he managed multiple VC deals in Russia as a Venture Partner at a European fund, and as a Chief Investment Officer at sovereign nanotechnology fund for 5 years. Kirill started his career at PwC in 1999- 2001, and moved to investment banking, where he did M&A deals and corporate finance advisory projects for 7 years.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Kirill has a master’s degree in engineering and economics from Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Kirill is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 24, serving his fellowship at RTP Global under the mentorship of Kirill Sheynkman, the firm’s co-founder and General Partner.