Ilya Abyzov

Co-Founder at Forward

Ilya Abyzov has a long and varied work experience. Ilya began their career in 2005 as a Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Media/Telecommunications Mergers & Acquisitions Group. In 2006, they moved to HBK Capital Management, where they worked as a Bond Trader & Analyst for the Emerging Markets team. In 2011, they were a Product Management Intern at Zynga, where they developed the studio's first dynamic revenue forecasting model and worked in a cross-functional scrum pod. From 2012 to 2016, they worked at Uber as a Regional General Manager and Product Lead. Ilya was an early Uber employee and the first GM for SF and the U.S. Northwest. In 2016, they became a Co-Founder of Forward, Inc.

Ilya Abyzov attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business from 2010 to 2012, where they earned their M.B.A. Ilya then attended Dartmouth College from 2001 to 2005, where they earned a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.


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  • Co-Founder

    January, 2016 - present

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