Ruslan Karabukaev


Mr. Ruslan Karabukaev is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Namba Taxi/Namba Food, IT ventures in Central Asia. He also was a founding member and the Deputy Director of the leading Kyrgyz airline, Avia Traffic Company, which he helped grow from a start-up to the largest airline in Kyrgyzstan. Mr. Karabukaev is also Co-Founder of the regional high school mentorship program, “My School,” a member-funded program that covers more than 15 schools in the rural areas of Kyrgyzstan, and provides their students with mentorship and awards for academic excellence. Mr. Karabukaev received his MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta as a Muskie Fellow (2010) and holds a BA in Economics from the American University of Central Asia (1999).