Board Director, Geo-Alliance
Gennady GAZIN is an international businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of VEON Ltd., and an affiliate partner of Lindsay Goldberg, a New York-based private equity firm focused on long-term partnerships with family-owned enterprises. Mr. Gazin is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Genesis Philanthropy Group, an organization that focuses on preserving Jewish culture, heritage, and values in Russian-speaking Jewish communities across the globe. He is also a member of the Planning Committee of Taglit-Birthright Israel, a non-profit educational organization that sponsors ten-day heritage trips to Israel for young adults. From 2007 to 2012 Mr. Gazin served as the CEO of EastOne, an international investment advisory group. Prior to EastOne, he worked at McKinsey’s New York and Moscow offices. He left as a Senior Partner in charge of the CIS practice. During his 14-year consulting career, he was an active member of the Telecommunications practice and advised several corporate transformations for some of the largest Russian and Ukrainian business groups. Mr. Gazin holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.