Masha is a Senior Associate focused on quantum computing and materials, a new investment area of focus for Runa Capital. While pursuing promising quantum startups, she uses her extensive background to build relationships with the best universities and institutions in the space.
Masha previously served as the COO at Kinian, the Investment Manager for a family office, an Analyst at Yandex and the Chief Expert at the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media.
She is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science and also earned her B.S. and M.S. in Applied Mathematics and Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. In addition to quantum computing, Masha is passionate about yoga and skiing.