Roman is Deputy Director of Business Development at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Skoltech. He specializes in innovation management, entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, finance, M&A. Roman's primary focus is on startup development management that includes implementation of work planning at startups and interaction with members of startup teams on the development and promotion of Skoltech startups. Also, he ensures that interaction between project teams, startups, and other Skoltech employees is professional and productive. Roman develops and implements joint startup-support programs and negotiates with other organizations when necessary. He serves as a developer of the concept of an early-stage financing fund with the possibility of accelerating Skoltech deep-tech projects. In the past, Roman worked for Skoltech innovation management where he managed pulp and paper industry, construction, private equity, sales and marketing, wholesale, and production.