Mr. Aziz Soltobaev is a founder and chairman of KG Labs Public Foundation, which aims to spur startup entrepreneurship in Central Asian countries. Aziz is also cofounder of Internet Society Kyrgyz chapter aimed to promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people in Kyrgyz Republic. As an expert in information technologies, private equity, and venture capital, Mr. Soltobaev actively promotes entrepreneurship in Kyrgyzstan and the region by giving guest lectures in leadership and entrepreneurship, providing trainings, and participating in different startup events. He also advises key policy makers on economic and technological reforms. As an Adviser to the Minister of Education of Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Aziz Soltobaev helps to introduce technological advancements to make country competitive in digital age. Mr. Soltobaev holds a BA in Economics from the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek (1999) and is active in the AUCA Alumni Association. Aziz had fellowship in Central Asian & Caucasus Institute under The Johns Hopkins University (Washington DC).