Timur Davis is an Investment Director at Munich Re Ventures (MRV) where he leads the ClimateTech and Future of Transportation sectors, and invests in companies solving some of the biggest challenges facing the world. These include strengthening climate resilience, improving sustainability, enabling the energy transition, and creating new paradigms for the movement of people, goods, and data across all domains of transportation.
Prior to Munich Re Ventures, Timur was a Principal at Canapi Ventures and Live Oak Ventures, where he led the Series A and sat on the board of Kwipped and also invested in Greenlight Financial Technologies, Payrailz, and Finxact. Earlier, Timur was a Senior Investment Manager at Samsung Ventures where he led investments in BigCommerce (NASDAQ: BIGC), Audioburst, ScyllaDB, WellDoc, and Wildcat Discovery Technologies, among others.
Before becoming a venture capitalist, Timur was a strategy consultant, first at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in New York, USA and then at the Samsung Global Strategy Group (GSG) in Seoul, South Korea. In both roles, Timur led consulting engagements focused on growth strategy in a variety of fields including banking, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, and enterprise software.
Timur lives in San Francisco and holds a PhD from the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University and a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from Rutgers University.