Paulina Rychenkova, Ph.D.

Vice President

Paulina is a Vice President at Sandbox Industries.

She helps manage the Fund’s investments in Essence Group, Solera Health, Lumiata, and ID Experts. Prior to joining Sandbox, Paulina invested in early stage technology companies at Charles River Ventures and later invested in growth-stage technology companies at The Carlyle Group.  Previously, she was an Associate at McKinsey & Company.

Additionally, Paulina spent several years supporting research efforts in Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (a rare chromosomal disorder) and was an active patient advocate. Paulina holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from The University of Cambridge and a BA from Hope College.