Venture capitalist, futurist, keynote speaker and senior advisor (some mandates: stc Pay, wefox Group, SparkLabs Global, mediastalker, and F10 Accelerator). He is the founder of Margaris Ventures. He is the first international influencer to achieve ‘The Triple Crown’ ranking (Global № 1 FinTech, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) influencer by Onalytica). He regularly appears in the top three positions of established global industry influencer rankings. He is a keynote speaker at international FinTech, and InsurTech conferences. He also gave a TEDxAcademy Talk. He published an AI white paper, “Machine learning in financial services: Changing the rules of the game,” for the enterprise software vendor SAP. First non-IBM Keynote Speaker at the biggest IBM event in Europe (10/2019) “2019 IBM Systems Technical University”.