Fellows Directory

Tatiana Saribekian

Tatiana has been Chief Executive Officer of Domain Russian Investments since it was established. Domain Russia Investments (DRI) is a company formed by the U.S.-based life sciences firm Domain Associates to help foster innovation in the Russian health sciences sector. DRI plays a crucial role in Domain's strategic collaboration with Rusnano, which focuses on co-investment into leading U.S. life sciences companies and the eventual production of their innovative healthcare products for the Russian and CIS market.

Previously, Tatiana was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Domain Associates, where she worked on the development and execution of the strategy to in-license technology from Russia and out-license products from current Domain portfolio companies to form subsidiaries in Russia.

Tatiana has 22 years of business experience in Russia and the United States. Shortly after receiving her law degree, she became legal counsel for the Moscow Land Bank, and subsequently became head of the legal department and a board member in Lescomcenter, the government corporation formed after the dissolution of the Ministry of Lumber Industry.

Tatiana was also the co-founder and Vice-President of one of the first private lumber companies in Russia, Lespromservice, with the firm becoming one of the10 largest exporters of Russian lumber within a few years of its creation. She combines her extensive legal and business experience with a deep understanding of the Russian banking sector, export and import transactions, customs regulations, corporate law, and business structure.

Tatiana is a founder and business consultant for several successful US start-up companies in the medical products supply industry. To make these businesses more successful, she also created subsidiary companies specializing in advertising, both conventional and telemarketing, that have now expanded into Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Tatiana earned an MBA from San Diego State University, specializing in entrepreneurship, and in 2005 was selected by Small Business Fortune magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial students from her MBA program. Tatiana also holds a BA in marketing from San Diego State, and a law degree from Moscow State Law Academy with a concentration in criminal law, prosecution, and criminal investigation.

Tatiana served her fellowship jointly at Domain Associates under the mentorship of Brian Dovey and at Torrey Pines Investment with mentor Nikolay Savchuck.