Prior to joining Octragon Capital, Mr. Vichniakov had more recently been an analyst with CIBC. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets, Mr. Vichniakov had been an analyst with Canaccord Adams.
Mr. Vichniakov joined Canaccord in May of 2006 from CIBC World Markets where he was a Regional Business Manager of Commercial and Mid-Market Investment Banking. Previously, he was a Manager of Analytics and Risk Management with RBC.
He gained practical experience in the financial industry in Central Europe where he began his career as an analyst at a boutique investment firm specializing in privatization and acquisitions.
Mr. Vichniakov graduated from Riga Technical University with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering.
He also holds a Masters of Management in Finance and an MBA from Schulich School of Business.