Alex Konanykhin is a successful entrepreneur, author and business expert. At the age of 23 he founded the Russian Exchange Bank, a financial empire with a value of over $300 million dollars, becoming one of the richest men in post-Communist Russia.
After moving to the United States, Alex founded KMGi, a multimedia development company that was won many international prizes and has been widely acclaimed as “a vanguard” (CNN) and “the future of the Internet” (Forbes) due to its innovative implementation of up-to-the-minute technologies.
He also founded Publicity Guaranteed, a public relations firm that pioneered results-based fees, and The Syndicated News, an online market for press content.
In 2010 Alex founded WikiExpert.us, a company that promotes the visibility of Wikipedia through specialized writers who generate and edit the content of Wikipedia in a rigorous and reliable way.
At the end of 2011 he launched his latest project, TransparentBusiness.com, an innovative online business management platform that is betting on a revolution in the world of work. The tool enables the administration and monitoring of groups of professionals spread out throughout the world through a simple web interface. It promotes telecommunicating and makes it possible to efficiently manage and coordinate projects over the Internet.
Alex received his education in the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and in the Edinburgh Business School.