Ato

Kazakhstan

Mr. Ato Kasymov is the Co-founder and Team Lead at Zentist, a dental care provider in the U.S. with the mission of bringing transparency and affordability to millions of people. Backed by several top Silicon Valley institutional funds, Zentist is currently operating in the four largest cities of California. Previously, he was the Deputy CEO of National Investment Corporation of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, a sovereign wealth fund responsible for global alternative investments for the National Oil Fund. Prior to that, Mr. Kasymov served as Deputy CEO of the Kazakhstan Mortgage Company, and as the Head of Corporate Finance at Samruk-Kazyna, which is the Kazakh sovereign wealth fund. Mr. Kasymov holds a joint Executive MBA in Entrepreneurship from the London Business School and Columbia Business School in New York (2016), a BBA in Finance and Investments from Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College of the City University of New York (2008) and a BS in Economics from Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (2006).