Team Kivvit

Yuri Samovalov
Yuri Samovalov Chief Financial Officer Chicago

Yuri Samovalov

Yuri oversees the Finance, HR, and IT teams. He focuses on internal operations of the business and works closely with account teams to develop client contracts, scopes, project budgets and advertising campaigns.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Yuri held the controller position at the Jellyvision Lab, Inc. and Jackbox Games, Inc., where he prepared board financial statements and audits for venture-backed software and video game companies. He also implemented new accounting and productivity software for the businesses. Yuri’s prior experience includes accounting internships at AKPD Message & Media, Termax Corporation and Friedman & Huey Associates.

Yuri received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting from Loyola University Chicago. He is fluent in Russian, enjoys hiking and skiing, and is a seasoned home brewer.