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Alex Konanykhin '22 Contributor Since 2022
CEO | Unicoin
Alex Konanykhin is the CEO of Unicoin, the first equity-backed, dividend-paying cryptocurrency. He’s also an Executive Producer of Unicorn Hunters, “the most iconic business series of recent times”, according to Forbes magazine. Alex Konanykhin was born in Russia and defected to the United States in 1992. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, “Mr. Konanykhin was a whiz-kid physics student who became a pioneering Russian capitalist in the early 1990s, building a banking and investment empire valued at an estimated $300 million all by his mid-20s. He was a member of President Boris Yeltsin’s inner circle.