Chairman & Co-founder @Digital Horizon (Russia)
Alan Vaksman is the Chairman and co-founder of Digital Horizon, early stage VC and accelerator, Director at Mail.ru group, Chairman of the board of directors SpeechPro. Alan worked at international banks and leading consulting companies in South Africa, UK and Russia. 2010 -2019 he served as the executive board member at Gazprombank Group looking after risk and subsequently heading up corporate banking, as well as digital assets and investments. Prior to this, he was a partner at PWC where he headed “Capital Markets and Risk Management” practice in Central and Eastern Europe and a project lead in the strategy and innovation division at First National Bank, South Africa. He has economics and psychology degree, a postgraduate law degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and an EMBA degree from NYU Stern school of business (USA), LSE (UK), HSE (France)
Digital Horizon is a VC firm focused on backing exceptional entrepreneurs building B2B software-based solutions and marketplaces. With presence in Moscow and Tel Aviv, Digital Horizon aim to seek out early stage technology companies with the ultimate goal to assist them in building and scaling their business.