Noubar Afeyan to Join Anatoly Chubais of RUSNANO in MIT Sloan Event

Noubar Afeyan to Join Anatoly Chubais of RUSNANO in MIT Sloan Event

April 6, 2010

On Friday, April 9, the MIT Sloan community will welcome Anatoly Chubais, Chairman and CEO of RUSNANO. RUSNANO is Russia's state-owned nanotechnology firm and was one of several firms created in 2007 to jump-start investment in non-energy sectors. Mr. Chubais has also played an important role in the launch of the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management where MIT Sloan has been involved in a major collaboration. Mr. Chubais will be joined in discussion with MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer and CEO of Flagship Ventures Noubar Afeyan, PhD '87, who also serves on the International Advisory Board for the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management. Noubar brings a unique perspective to the conversation with his deep background in technology, entrepreneurship, and venture capital, coupled with his current knowledge of the Russian innovation environment. [from MIT annoucement of the event]