Leonid Boguslavsky

Leonid Boguslavsky is the Founder and CEO of investment company ru-Net Limited. 
He received a PhD and doctorate in computer science and subsequently published 3 academic books and more than 100 papers on math methods for performance evaluation and modeling of computer networks and systems. He also served as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. Between 1990 and 1996, Boguslavsky built a major Russian IT systems integration company LVS, negotiating exclusive distributorship agreements with Oracle Corp, amongst others. The company was sold to Price Waterhouse (now PwC) at the end of 1996, after which Boguslavsky served for five years as a Senior Partner of PwC's Managing Consulting Services in Russia. During this time, he began making Internet and IT investments, leading to the 2000 co-founding of ru-Net Holdings. Early investments included Russia's leading search engine, Yandex (YNDX on NASDAQ), and the country's top eCommerce company, Ozon. ru-Net has invested in about 30 Internet and IT companies in Russia, Europe, North America and Asia.