Alexander Aginsky, Program Contributor - Real Russia Project
Mr. Aginsky is the founder of the boutique management consulting firm Aginsky Consulting Group, LLC (ACG) and has actively researched and participated in the US-CIS consulting space for over a decade. Enhancing the value of any business that he has been involved with, Mr. Aginsky was instrumental in launching, restructuring, managing and selling numerous enterprises. In the role of the Managing Director of ACG, Mr. Aginsky led project teams which prepared strategic business and marketing plans for companies across several industries and helped them obtain the necessary financing. The firm’s successes ranged from eight-figure equity financing rounds and global mergers to international market expansions and operational overhauls for its clients.

Before founding Aginsky Consulting Group, LLC, Mr. Aginsky owned and operated several businesses in real estate, entertainment, and financial services. Mr. Aginsky has authored numerous articles and has been asked to present at conferences as the expert in international business issues related to emerging markets of Eastern Europe. He currently sits on boards of two other private companies and serves as a personal advisor to CEOs of corporations both in the U.S. and Russia. He received his BA in International Affairs from Lewis and Clark College and holds an MBA degree in International Business Management with a specialization in Finance from Thunderbird, The School of Global Management. Mr. Aginsky is fluent in Russian and English.