Manana Samuseva

@ General Partner, CryptoHQ

Dr. Manana Samuseva is a global executive, media producer, entrepreneur, investor with more than 15-years of executive-level experience in the Media, Digital, Entertainment, Technology Innovations, Advertising, Startups, Venture Capital industry, International Business Development.
Manana is listed as one of the Global Women in the Blockchain, the Top-100 leaders in the global blockchain community, was nominated for the Top 100 Innovators of the Year (2013).

Manana is a General Partner at CryptoHQ Fund (NYC’ based hybrid crypto-fund and incubator), BuroHQ (the world’s first blockchain-focused co-working space), Founder of “Women in Crypto”, as according CNBC, Blockchain Crypto Media and iLIFT TV (media company supporting innovative entrepreneurship in venture capital, including a reality show for startups; 2 minutes in an elevator to sell your startup to an investor). Manana was a Head of Media at TNT (TV for a New Millennium), Head of Media Marketing at CTC Media (NASDAQ: CTCM), TV-Host at MTV Russia, Marketing executive at 2×2 TV (Russian “Adult Swim”), Founder-Producer the weekly-show Trendy at MTV, and Head of New Media Business at ADV Group (40 advertising agencies: Interpublic Group, NYSE: IPG, Havas Group, Euronext Paris: HAV.P). Dr. Samuseva serves as Board Member of CREDITS, Blockchain of Fashion – FashTech, WowCube, WONO, and has served as a Business Development Director, Marketing Director established companies and was engaged in venture investments for more than 8 years, connecting CIS-, BRICS-, MINT-, APAC-countries to Global Business.

Dr. Samuseva is a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (Brazil, Italy, U.S), the Association of Communication Agencies, The Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA). She is also a founder of Global Internship Program for business angels and private VC’s in Singapore and London, and judge at the RuNet Awards, for journalists focusing on startups and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Samuseva received a Ph.D., BS, MS of Mathematics and Computer Science (Abstract Algebra, Probability theory, Mathematical analysis), MS of Advertising, BS of Economics and International Marketing from International Institute of Advertising, Regent University London, London Business School, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, and a student internship program for outstanding entrepreneurs in China (Tsinghua University) and USA (MIT, Harvard).