Ilia Dubinsky

Professor of the Practice, Director of the Skoltech Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Dr Dubinsky is the founding Director of the Skoltech Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a key component of our Institute that distinguishes it nationwide and serves both theoretical needs of the innovation-oriented education and practical needs of students and researchers intending to transfer technologies or start companies of their own. Ilia brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to this mission gained during his work in the industry and academia, including leading positions at RUSNANO, INFRA Technology, Severstal Group Capital Management, Cambridge Strategic Advisors, International Finance Corporation and others.

Ilia’s roles in these organizations included transfer of technologies from labs to markets, formation of IP portfolio, creation of public-private funds (with committed funds of up to US$ 500M), venture funds, venture & technology investments, development and implementation of investment strategies. Over time, he developed interest in education in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation domain that brought him at first to the Skolkovo Foundation and then to Skoltech.

Dr Dubinsky graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with an MSc degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics. In addition, he holds an MSc degree in Chemistry from the Catholic University of America. He obtained a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from MIT.

  • Russian innovation ecosystem (incubators, accelerator programs, seed and venture funds, institutions of development, legal landscape and practices, IP landscape, summary of entrepreneurial activities)
  • entrepreneurial education
Asiya Timirova
Junior Research Scientist

At Skoltech, Prof Dubinsky teaches or co-teaches the following courses that are a mandatory part of the Master Program Curriculum:

  • Venture Financing
  • Ideas to Impact
  • Practical Aspects of IP
  • International Business
  • Innovation Workshop

ФИО: Дубинский Илья Александрович

Занимаемая должность (должности): Профессор, Директор ЦНИО

Преподаваемые дисциплины: Мастерская инноваций

Ученая степень: PhD химические науки, 1998, Массачусетский технологический институт (MIT)

Ученое звание (при наличии): нет

Наименование направления подготовки и/или специальности: Физика и прикладная математика, МФТИ 1991

Данные о повышении квалификации и/или профессиональной переподготовке (при наличии): нет

Общий стаж работы: 17 лет

Стаж работы по специальности: 17 лет