Dmitry is the Founder of Cento Ventures, and is responsible for overseeing all investment and fund activities in Southeast Asia.
Dmitry formerly served as an advisor to several investment groups and corporations pursuing technology and media opportunities across developing Asia, with Media Development Authority of Singapore, Singtel, ru-Net, IDG Ventures Vietnam, SUP Media, Livejournal.com, Chinese Founders Fund, VIVA Media and Nusantara Ventures among his clients.
In 2008-2009, Dmitry was part of the investment team at IDG Ventures, where he provided extensive operational support to portfolio companies in Vietnam and was in charge of sourcing and assessment of investment opportunities in Indonesia and Singapore.
Prior to that, Dmitry spent several years in business development roles with Yahoo! Southeast Asia, negotiating a series of content, distribution, monetisation and technology deals for Yahoo! in Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. Dmitry also acted as a business strategist for the regional Managing Director, working on vertical strategies for e-commerce, gaming, travel, finance, telecom and other sectors.
Before his move to Asia, Dmitry served as a CMO at Digital Design, a leading Russian enterprise software solutions provider, focusing on brand development, lead generation, and relationship management of strategic partners, including Microsoft CIS and IBM Russia. Earlier in his career, Dmitry also worked at several FMCG companies in Russia and the UK, including L’Oreal and Procter & Gamble.
Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, Dmitry graduated from St. Petersburg University School of Management, holds an MBA from INSEAD and has lived in Singapore, Indonesia, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia, and the UK.