alexei ivanenko

managing partner at

Our approach to growth is based on the fact that the business mechanics is complex. But like any other mechanics, it can be improved, adjusted, and appropriately configured, or a fundamentally new mechanics can be developed. It is far more challenging to deal with people. But even here, technology comes to help. To grow quickly and realize the desired scenario for your company's future, you need to "learn how to learn," think, make decisions, and act faster than your competitors.

About Alexei

An expert in the field of strategic management, growth, scale, and digital business transformation. Venture investor. Author of the F8 continuous business growth methodology. Led and participated in more than 400 projects in 27 different business sectors, in companies with turnover from $1M to $1B in Russia and abroad.


since 2017, co-founder of JSC ITERBI, project ideologist - growth and scale-up platform for start-ups and SMB's with scaleable team of developers, consultants, and growth engineers which helps to drive business to target numbers and achieve target effectiveness. Managed marketing, sales and service services provider.


2011 - n.d., founder and managing partner at MindShift Partners, LLC. 

Management consulting in the field of strategic management, business growth and scaling, marketing and sales organization, bringing startups and Mature companies to the target growth rates. Development, integration and implementation of solutions for inbound and outbound marketing, automation of loyalty programs for retail, b2b, dealer and partner networks. Aligning strategy, marketing and sales - SSMarketing. Bringing Russian companies to foreign markets and foreign companies to Russian-speaking markets. Provider of the Canon Essential Business Builder Program (EBBP) consulting and training program for client business development in Russia since 2012. MSP, LLC - official partner of global vendors for marketing and sales automation Hubspot Inc. and EFI Inc.


1992 - 2014, founder and chairman at Comline Group

Development and sales of complex technological solutions for printing, digital transactional printing, publishing, advertising and marketing, mass and personalized communications. System integration, distribution and development of the dealer network in Russia and the CIS, printing production, advertising Agency, design Bureau, consulting company for clients business development.

At various times, the official partner of Apple Computer Inc. (USA), Agfa-Gevaert N. V.(Belgium), Kodak Inc. (USA), Konica-Minolta (Japan), EFI Inc. (USA), ECRM (USA), Xante Corporation. (USA), Presstek Inc. (USA), Oce Technologies N. V. (Netherlands), IBM/Inforpint (USA/Japan), RICOH (Japan), Morgana Systems (UK), Challenge (USA), X-Rite (USA), DAEHO (Korea), C. P. Bourg N. V. (Belgium) , TOYOINK (Japan), PageFlex (USA), CGS (Germany), Plockmatic (Sweden), Foliant (Czech Republic), TOKO OFFSET (Japan), founder (China) and other global vendors.


1989 - n.d., Lecturer 

At various times, Lecturer at RANEPA, programs at Kingston Business School London, Canon Essential Business Builder Pro, the Moscow state University of geodesy and cartography (MIIGAiK), Moscow state University of printing named after Ivan Fedorov (Moscow).

More than 230 open and corporate seminars, trainings and master classes on business development, sales management and marketing.

Speaker at conferences and exhibitions Print (Chicago, USA), DRUPA (Duesseldorf, Germany), Graph Expo (Chicago, USA), On-Demand Conference (Moscow, Russia), Knigabyte (Moscow, Russia), CANNON for Business (Munich, Germany), etc.


  • business growth and scale-up strategies
  • growth algorithms and methodology
  • breakthrough business models, technologies and products
  • alignment of strategy, marketing and sales
  • forecasting and "managing the future" approach, end-to-end predictive and prescriptive Analytics
  • decision making systems
  • extreme events management
  • human-to-human sales
  • mindfulness in business, sensitivity to context and changes
  • teams formation, development and motivation
  • automation and artificial intelligence



2016 - n.d., working under doctorate dissertation - Ph.D. in Strategic Management 

2014, Scaling Up Excellence, Stanford Graduate School of Business

2007 - 2009, Executive MBA in Strategy (International Senior Executives Strategy Masters), Kingston Business School London, с отличием

1994, Marketing and Finance Management, Apple Computer Inc.

1993, Sales Management, Apple Computer Inc.

1983 - 1991, engineer - explorer, MIIGAiK

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