Founder and Managing Director of the Global Technology Capital; President of the Global Technology Symposium
Founder and Managing Director of the Global Technology Capital and President of the Global Technology Symposium, a premier investor conference on global emerging markets held annually in Silicon Valley since 2003.
She is a board member of several tech companies, including Grid Dynamics, VisionLabs, and Rolith.
Prior to that, Alexandra was a Managing Director of DFJ VTB Capital Aurora, a venture group specializing in investments in the developing world. Alexandra invests in a broad range of companies targeting enterprise, material science, alternative energy, and industry innovation and has grown a variety of product and services start-ups and emerging technology companies in the U.S, Russia and the CIS.
She was a private sector Co-Chair of the U.S. – Russia Innovation Working Group and has spent her career connecting Bay Area investors with companies in emerging markets, supporting international cooperation and global talent.
Previously Alexandra was a founder and managing director of Landbridge Capital LLC, an investment firm targeting U.S.-based companies commercializing Russian technology. Prior to forming Landbridge Capital, Ms. Johnson was CEO of Libritas, Inc., a venture backed provider of Information Technology (IT) products and managed telecom services for small, medium and Fortune 500 Corporations. Libritas was acquired in 2001.
Alexandra was named among Top 20 most influential men and women in Bay Area finance in 2015 (Worth).
Alexandra received an M.A. with honors from the Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok and a Ph.D. from University of St. Petersburg. She also has an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley
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