Gurgen Khachatryan is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Galaxy Group of Companies. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ucom. Gurgen is responsible for the strategic development and expansion of the Group, including partnerships and joint ventures with international players, such as Ericsson, Etix, Swatch Group, Richmond Group, Marriott International, and PAUL international among others. Gurgen curates high impact industries in Galaxy Group – IT, Telecommunications and Commercial Real Estate.
Gurgen’s entrepreneurship career started at the beginning of the 2000s with both lessons from failures and success stories that made the top of Galaxy companies. Gurgen drove development teams’ efforts to establish the largest mall in its size in Armenia – Yerevan Mall. He was also at the roots of establishing one of the country’s top telecom operators and the largest Internet and cable TV provider – Ucom. He also initiated the Innovation and Technology Park Project, aimed at creating and supporting an innovation ecosystem in the region.
Gurgen Khachatryan holds Ph.D. in Law from Yerevan State University. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, executive education.
His philanthropy portfolio includes a supply of technological equipment for the line of defence of Armenia as well as initiatives and causes that supports non-conventional arts, continuous learning and innovation, start-up community and regional development of Armenia. Gurgen Khachatryan was awarded the highest order of St. Gregory the Illuminator by the Armenian Apostolic Church for his service and contribution to the Holy Church and the homeland.