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Paulina Rychenkova

Senior Innovation and Commercialization Manager


Paulina is a Business Development Executive in the Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach directorate. She supports researchers in computational science, AI/ML, physics and high energy physics. Paulina also leads the Argonne in Chicago program.

Prior to joining Argonne in 2018, Paulina worked as a venture investor in early- and growth-stage technology companies for Charles River Ventures, The Carlyle Group, and the BlueCross BlueShield Venture Fund. She started her professional career as a consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Boston office.

Paulina holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in Physics from Hope College (Mich.).