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Zamir Shukhov
CEO & Partner GVA

Zamir is an innovative and success driven management and marketing professional with over 14 years of experience in multi-industry corporations including Russian and American companies. A great amount of time he invested into team building and into implementation of new corporate values and best practices in companies he worked with.

Zamir has great communication skills, contacts in different environments and sectors of economy and deep expertise in project management with large logistical and human resources involved, such as APEC CEO Summit (Vladivostok) , UNESCO Heritage committee meeting (Saint-Petersburg), Global Policy Forum(Yaroslavl), Russian Startup Tour( 27 regions), International Tourism Forum (Yaroslavl), FIHAV 2014 (Cuba) and other large international projects. During his career he managed to work closely with large corporations as clients and top governmental structures, including presidential Administration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Science, House of Representatives and many others.

Vast work experience from supervising a plastic company plant to overseeing and running large international events gives Zamir a unique point of view to any task ahead of him. He strongly believes in team work and likes to create positive work environment for all employees to enjoy their business experiences while achieving success.

Together with his partners, Zamir had created and implemented several new systems that perfected work process and eventually became essential for both current and to past projects’ success. He enjoys creative approach to any task and believes that true leaders are those who lead by example and inspire everyone around them.

He has started few successful businesses, sold them and moved over to creating a unique and innovative startup ecosystem joining GVA - a new form of business development that unites startups and investors from all over the world creating a leading business acceleration program.

Zamir speaks fluent English, Russian and Circassian languages, has Masters Degree in Management and numerous honors and awards. Does public speaking, master-classes and moderation at different events. Had few social projects to support heritage foundations and participates in charity events and organizations. Free time Zamir likes to spend with his wife and two children, enjoying active outdoors, travelling and sports.