Alexei Chirokikh


Alexei has over 20 years of experience in IT strategy, development and support in both technology and retail banking sectors.

He held Global CTO and Group CIO positions at FINCA Impact Finance, Equity Bank Kenya where he was overseeing global and regional Information Technology development and digitization. He was also a CIO at Skolkovo Institute Science and Technology (joint venture with MIT). Alexei held a position of VP of IT, CIO Gazprombank. As IT architect for IBM financial sector clients, he was responsible for development and support IT solutions for Wall Street clients. Alexei graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, majoring in Physics. At 1998, he graduated from the University of Rochester with PhD. He holds MBA in Finance and International Management from W.E. Simon School of Business, University of Rochester.