A Russian entrepreneur, venture investor, and philanthropist. He is one of the richest people in Russia, according to Forbes magazine's 2018 list, with a fortune of 1.2 billion dollars. He is the co-owner of TechnoNICOL, one of the top 200 largest private companies in Russia, according to RBC. He is the co-founder of Larix, an international venture capital fund, and Prytek, an international business integrator. In December 2015, Igor Rybakov and his wife Ekaterina created the Rybakov Foundation. According to Ogonek magazine, the Rybakov Foundation became one of Russia's top 9 private charitable foundations in 2016. In 2017, he founded the Legacy Endowment Foundation—an international organization for developing personalized solutions for launching and implementing philanthropic projects. The founder of two international business associations, R2 and Equium. The chairman of the General Council of the Eurasian Economic Cooperation Organization presidium.
Chairman of the Board and co-founder of the Rybakov Foundation
She was born in the city of Nizhny Tagil to a family of metallurgical engineers. She studied at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology's Physical Technical School and then went to the Ural Polytechnic Institute's Radio Engineering School.
A few years later she graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design, and then in Moscow she earned a second degree in costume design. After the birth of her first child, she left her career and focused on her family and raising four children—two daughters and two sons. She supported her husband in his philanthropic endeavors, becoming the co-founder and the president of the Rybakov Foundation.
President, Board Member, and co-founder of the Rybakov Foundation
Dmitry Dikman is the founder and CEO of Group 36—a company that provides strategic consulting services for NPOs. Under Dmitry's leadership, Group 36 supports Russian and international charitable organizations in developing strategies, management structures, and evaluating the effectiveness of their activities.
A construction engineer by training, during his career Dmitry built international structures from scratch, led a number of companies in various business areas in both Russia and the United States, and implemented large investment projects. From 2008 to 2014, Dmitry was the Executive Director of the Genesis Charitable Foundation, where he currently is the Chairman of the Grant Committee and Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
He is the author of the book on strategy in charity called "From Intentions to Results".
Member of the Rybakov Foundation's Board