• London UK

Tim Bekenov


Highly motivated and committed Business Studies graduate and CFA Level 1 Candidate who undertakes challenges and leads diverse teams to collaborate cohesively and deliver value to the client and the firm. Possesses strong communication and presenting skills and experience in complex enterprise software sales. Operates with a strong sense of urgency and proactively takes steps to gain knowledge and skills to achieve the best results.

Work Experience

Work History

Business Development Executive

Jan 2014 - Present
FinGenius Ltd / DigitalGenius Ltd

FinGenius / DigitalGenius is a high growth company specialising in developing enterprise solutions using Artificial Intelligence. As one of the first employees, I play a leading role in helping the company grow and acquire new business.

  • Established strategic relationships with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Salesforce
  • Developed Marketing Mix plan and introduced a framework to increase lead generation and sales
  • Generated revenues by communicating and selling high value software solutions
  • Organised development processes and managed delivery of the projects to large enterprise clients

Project Manager

Jun 2013 - Dec 2014
London Brand Management Ltd

LBM is a software development company based in London. During my time in the organisation, the company has been developing and pre-selling a new software product.  As a Project Manager within the new product team, I was responsible for:

  • Designing and developing software prototypes for NDA clients
  • Communicating new product developments to potential customers
  • Following up new business opportunities and arranging meetings
  • Planning and preparing marketing materials and presentations

Marketing Director

Feb 2013 - May 2013
Report a Trolley

Report a Trolley was a social initiative and IT development project to promote reporting of abandoned shopping trolleys.

  • Developed marketing strategy to meet organisation's mission and objectives
  • Managed marketing, advertising and promotional data and activities
  • Established strategic partnerships with media, NGOs and local governments

Leadership Experience


Kyrgyz Students in the UK

2013 - 2014

Co-founded and managed a non-profit organisation dedicated to uniting and helping students from Kyrgyzstan and promoting the Kyrgyz nation in the European community. During my time in the organisation, I:

  • Increased membership base from 30 to 200 active members
  • Organised charity and cultural events accommodating upwards of 3,000 people
  • Raised over £5,000 for charity projects in Kyrgyzstan such as the refurbishment work at disabled children’s hospital



CFA Program - Level 1

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
Fitch Learning

Professional qualification covering a wide range of topics for advanced financial analysis including economics, accounting, corporate finance and financial instruments valuation

Bachelor of Arts, Business Studies - 2.1

2011 - 2014
University of Gloucestershire

Key modules: Strategic Management, Financial Management, Economics, Statistics, International Business, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing Management, Innovation and Technology Management

Foundation Degree, Distinction

2010 - 2011
Cavendish College

Foundation degree in Management.

Skills & Other Information

Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Salesforce and Project Management tools, building websites with HTML and WordPress, software prototyping

Languages: Fluent in English and Russian
Interests: Hiking, Mixed Martial Arts, Football, Economics, Philosophy, Enterprise Technology, Financial Markets