Kazar Akopyan
From Russia
Kazar Akopyan
Social Entrepreneur
Kazar Akopyan moved to Armenia in 2014 from Russia. His educational background is in Management. In Moscow, he held managerial roles in various sports and fitness companies and also worked as a producer in the music and fashion industries.
After moving to Armenia, Kazar started the development of mass sports and sports tourism in Armenia within the framework of the Street Workout Federation in Armenia. Later, he founded the Run Armenia project, which organizes the Yerevan Color Run. He was a board member of the Yerevan 2.0 city projects incubator (part of Yerevan Productions company). Kazar has been an active speaker of Repat Armenia’s Imagine Armenia forums in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Kyiv. In 2019, he was actively engaged in the organizing teams of CONIFA ARTSAKH 2019 and WCIT Yerevan 2019. During the war, he organized a humanitarian project for Artsakh.