Stas Khirman

Managing Partner

Stas is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of three Silicon Valley startups. His latest startup ChooChee was recently acquired by Deutsche Telekom.

Stas is a Managing Partner of TEC Ventures, an early stage technology venture fund, based in the Silicon Valley, and a founder of TEC Club (www.tecglobal.org), a network of thousands of high-tech professionals, investors and angels from all over the world, with the headquarters in the Silicon Valley.

Stas is a Co-Chairman of SVOD Conference (www.svod.org), a premier conference for entrepreneurs and investors from all over the world. Also, Stas is a Board Member of AmBAR (www.ambarclub.org), the largest business network of Eastern-European and Eurasian professionals in the world.

Prior to co-founding ChooChee, Stas was a Co-Founder of Skyrider, a revolutionary company developing technologies to organize & monetize peer-to-peer networks.

Prior to that Stas co-founded Narus, a global leader in software and technology for telecom industry and government agencies, where he helped design the world’s most scalable network transaction analysis system. Narus was acquired by The Boeing Company.

Stas also served as the networking group leader at VDOnet, a pioneer in internet video. VDOnet was acquired by Citrix. Over the years, Stas has consulted and coached over 1,000 businesses on strategy, business development, and venture financing.Stas holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Kiev.