Ruslan Furtas has more than ten years of experience in private equity and consulting. Ruslan is a Principal at Horizon Capital, a leading private equity firm in Emerging Europe, with over $1.1 billion in assets under management, backed by over 40 institutional investors. Ruslan serves on the boards of tech companies, focused on international expansion and operational improvements support.
Before Horizon Capital, Ruslan worked as a consultant for Ernst & Young (now EY). His projects included buy and sell-side financial, commercial, and operational due diligence, as well as IPO preparation. Previously Ruslan worked in audit, equity analysis, and ran a number of entrepreneurial projects.
Ruslan was Muskie Fellow and holds an MBA from New Mexico State University. He also holds a Master’s degree with distinction in International Business from Lviv Polytechnic National University. Ruslan is President and co-founder of Muskie Club Ukraine alumni association and co-founder of Professional Government Initiative, an association promoting hiring of western-educated professionals for state officials positions in Ukraine.