Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
CT -Honesty and openness, curiosity, imagination, reason.
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
CT -Warp energy and beamer.
Q -What technological progress do you hope for the most?
CT -Optical systems (telescopes and cameras) in extreme quality at reasonable prices.
Q -What inspires you most about your job?
CT -It’s great to be able to continually meet people from completely different professions through a variety of multidimensional projects in pursuit of a common goal and learn new ways of thinking about new things, from different areas.
Q -What do you do in your spare time? Do you have a passion that you pursue besides work?
CT -Photography, sports (football), astronomy.
Q -What did you want to be when you were little?
CT -An astronaut, of course, what else?
Q -What are you particularly good at, what is your "superpower"?
CT -To argue sensibly and apolitically and to be able to put myself in the place of my counterpart, to be able to listen. And write poetry.
Q -What is your essence, what is typical for you?
CT -I find injustice and dishonesty unbearable; most of the time I am probably an energetic optimist.
Q -What are indispensable tools in your everyday life?
CT -Email system and telephone, Excel.
Q -Which investor do you value the most?
CT -Warren Buffet, even if not VC.
Q -Do you have a person who has influenced you in your life in a special way, or one who has influenced you significantly?
CT -My father and my mother, who always encouraged me to be open and to always form my own opinion.