CEO, Open University Skolkovo (OpUS)
Born in Moscow, Russia.
Graduated from National Research University Higher School of Economics with Bachelor's and Master's degrees (Economics Department) and Universite Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne with DEA "Decisions publiques, institutions et organisations". Was the attendee of the Center of Corporate Entrepreneurship, made internship in Gottingen University, EP graduate from Singularity University.
2004-10 worked in RENOVA Group of Companies (and also in the Institute for Corporate Development of RENOVA Group which was in charge of intangible assets of the Group) - Russia's leading private business group - and was in charge of Renova Corporate Club, corporate social responsibility issues, relations with public institutions (Public Chamber of Russian Federation, Public Councils by government authorities etc.) and some other special projects.
Involved in the process of creating Skolkovo Foundation - new project of building Innovation City in Russia - since Spring 2010 and was responsible for creating Open University Skolkovo, which was launched in April 2011. Now is CEO at Open University Skolkovo.
Global Ambassador of Singularity University to Russia.
Active participant of TED conferences and organizer of TEDxSkolkovo events in 2011-13, from 2014 - TEDxMoscow organizer.
TEDx Ambassador to Russia.
Development Director of 360 Science Film Festival.
One of the founders and CEO of Alexander Piatigorsky Foundation aimed to preserve the heritage of famous Russian Philosopher and promote philosophical activities.
Hobby is cinema and travelling, especially to South America and Tibet.
TED2014, TEDGlobal 2013, TED2013, TEDGlobal 2012, TEDActive 2012, TEDGlobal 2011
I'm passionate about
travel, new places, restaurants, cities, clubs, innovations, edutainment
Talk to me about
World diversity - Escape - Future