Olga Chumanskaya

Olga is Chief of Staff to Samir Kaul.

Prior to KV, Olga received her MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Before earning her MBA, she held various positions at Mercedes-Benz for seven years. In her first role there, Olga coordinated a $250M strategic project to build a manufacturing plant in Eastern Europe. After the successful launch, she assumed the role of Product Manager on Mercedes’s CASE team [Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Electric]. Based in Stuttgart, Germany, Olga managed the rollout of charging infrastructure in 35 countries; crafted and executed a global go-to-market strategy for navigation, EV, and payment features; and coordinated a series of strategic partnerships. 

Olga holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in economics from Moscow. There, she received a Potanin Scholarship, a national prize to recognize the top 300 graduate students in the country. At Stanford, she started her own mining venture, served as President of the GSB Entrepreneurship Club and was selected among 6000 graduate students to receive the University Impact Award.

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