Roman Simonov

Roman Simonov joined Russia Partners in May 2010 and manages projects in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector across all stages.  Prior to joining Russia Partners, Mr. Simonov was a Managing Director at Delta Private Equity Partners.  Previously, Mr. Simonov worked at Intel Capital, the world's largest corporate venture capital program, sponsored by the Intel Corporation.

During his ten year career at Intel, Mr. Simonov held several financial and strategic business development positions. Mr. Simonov was involved in several dozen transactions while at Intel Capital, the largest of which was a $250 million pre-IPO investment in Infineon (a spin-out of Siemens).  Additionally, he sourced and completed the acquisition of the Elbrus/UniPro Group of companies, resulting in the integration of more than 500 employees into Intel's Russian engineering business.  He also received the Intel Achievement Award for his involvement in an $80 million investment in Nikon Corporation.

Mr. Simonov graduated from the Moscow Civil Engineering University and holds an MBA in Finance from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.