Magomed Musaev is the Founder and President of GVA. Dr. Musaev served as the CEO of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy in Russia where he was solely responsible for preparing and executing the strategy for holding the EXPO – a global event that aims at educating the public, sharing innovation, promoting progress and fostering cooperation. After five successful years, Magomed became the Director of the Moscow Agency of Innovation, where he led the innovation-centered initiatives that transformed the city. As founder and president of Global Venture Alliance (GVA) – an international group of visioneers, thinkers, educators, and investors – Dr. Musaev created the biggest non-state incubator in Eastern Europe and Russia – the Start Up Academy. He considers himself a Renaissance man, full of never-ending ideas, successful investments and non-profit projects aimed at bringing innovation to global community.