Born in 1977 in Moscow.
Graduated from Moscow State University of Printing Arts in 1998.
From 2000 to 2002 — Co-founder and Executive Director of SpyLog web statistics system.
From 2002 to 2011 — Co-founder and General Director of Begun Advertising Platform.
From 2003 till present — private investor investing funds in several Russian high-tech companies, including social media Habrahabr and Roem. ru, Firrma media project covering venture market issues, Unim cancer diagnostics platform and «New cloud technologies» office software package", and others.
From 2005 — Director of Department of Venture Investments and Managing Director of Finam IT Fund. The Fund closed more than 15 transactions and performed more than 10 exits for the benefit of strategic players, Russian and international funds. The Fund’s portfolio companies include: social services, game publishers, advertising and finance platforms, media assets.
From 2011 to 2013 — Vice-President of Mail. ru Group. As part of his activity, MyTarget advertising platform was created. It unites the audience of the largest Russian social networks within the framework of a single advertising product using big data and machine learning.
From 2013 to 2017 — Vice-President at Rostelecom PJSC, Chairman of the Board of Directors in a number of subsidiaries and Head of Commit Capital corporate venture fund. The Fund focuses on carrier-class software and hardware, venture products of telecom industry.
In 2017, he was appointed Deputy General Director — Investment Director of RVC JSC.
Alexey Basov served as member of the management at industry associations and development institutions, including the Expert Council on the Development of Internet Economy and Internet Technologies under the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation, the Expert Council on Information Technologies under the Government of the Russian Federation, the Public Council of the Military Industrial Commission, and others. He is a prize winner of a number of professional titles and awards.