Pavel Koktyshev is a Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "Zerde" National infocommunication holding". He has been working in the field of venture finance and the development of tech startups for more than 10 years. In 2012, he became one of the founders of MOST Business Incubator, the first private business incubator in the country. Pavel held various positions, including the director of the Institute for Development and Economic Affairs; was a representative of the Global Entrepreneurship Network in Kazakhstan; High Commissioner of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) and was a member of the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Previously, he worked as a TV presenter on El-Arna and Kazakh TV channels. He is citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, graduated Suleiman Demirel University, and also studied design thinking at Stanford University under the University Fellowship Program.