Dmitry Akhanov is the President and CEO of Rusnano USA, Inc., which is the US office for Moscow-headquartered Rusnano, a $10B state backed Private Equity and Venture Capital firm. Prior to this position, which he has held since December 2010, Dmitry acted as the Head of the Russian Federal Energy Agency, implementing government policy and managing Russian state assets in oil & gas, coal and electricity sectors. As the head of the Strategy Department of RAO UES, Dmitry Akhanov was actively involved in developing and implementing strategy for the restructuring of the electricity sector of Russia, and forming a new industry structure and electricity market model. In conjunction with this, Dmitry Akhanov also implemented more than a 100 M&A deals in the Russian power sector. Dmitry has extensive experience in strategic planning, corporate finance and investor relations. As of October 2013, Dmitry Akhanov is on the Board of Directors for Advenira Enterprises, BiOptix Diagnostics, NeoPhotonics Corporation, SiTime Corporation, Liotech, Aquantia Corporation, Lilliputian Systems, Quantenna Communications, and others.