Misha Lyalin

Chairman & CEO
Misha is Chairman and CEO of ZeptoLab, entertainment and gaming company best known for developing the global phenomenon, Cut the Rope. He is an experienced executive, serial entrepreneur and investor who has successfully founded, led and exited several start ups, including his first game development company, Reaxion (launched in 2001). After Reaxion Misha joined Svyaznoy Group, the leading mobile retail group where he first built a top content provider and then the largest royalty program in Russia. Later Misha worked on starting Svyaznoy Bank, where he now serves on the board of directors. Misha is also a partner at Kite Ventures where he invests in internet start-ups and is on a board of several of gaming and e-commerce portfolio companies.