Rustam Suleimanov

Yekaterinburg, Russia

Cofounder & CEO. Entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience
Rustam's Skills
Public Relations
Product Management
Business Development

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Rustam

Highly qualified investment professional with over 16 years of experience in diverse industry sectors. Strong background in analyzing market data, drawing financial inferences and business planning. Won 2nd place in the 4th All-Russian competition of business plans.


Manage your future! - My grandfather

Work Experience



March 2003 - Today

Raised $210 million in the form of bank credits and guarantees for corporate clients. Designed 44 business plans for investment projects including marketing research, marketing strategy, production analysis, financial plan, investment analysis, risk analysis and risk management according to an international methodology of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Conducted financial analyses and devised financial recovery and development plans for 37 enterprises. Created an investment strategy for 2014 – 2025 for Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia.

Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance (General Director’s Council – until March, 2013)

Development Corporation of Middle Ural, OJSC

September 2012 - September 2013

Developed business plans for 3 regional state infrastructure investment projects to construct 52 kindergartens for 13,000 children, a hospital, and a recycling plant.

Chief Financial Officer

Oblcommunenergo, JSC

June 2011 - September 2012

Managed the public finances of 21 utility districts with $286 million of assets under management and a team of more than 2700 professionals. Raised $75 million in the form of bank credits for investment projects for the company. Improved the company’s efficiency by reducing operating expenses by 7.1% Designed the company development strategy.


Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

Master's Degree

2002 - 2005

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Bachelor's Degree

1997 - 2002


Qualification certificates Series 1.0 and 5.0 for securities representative and managing mutual funds and private pension funds.

The Russian National Association of Securities Market Participants (NAUFOR)