In 1991, he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Moscow Aviation Institute. In 2005, he earned an MBA in corporate finance, the American Institute of Business and Economics.
In 1984 the very first job was the Librarian assistant in the Moscow Aviation Institute Library.
Vadim Duda held senior positions in both Russian and international companies, with the focus on international relations, culture, IT and new media.
In 2012 – 2013 as Director of Information Policy and International Relations Department at Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation he launched federal state internet projects, like Culture Portal and National Electronic Library.
In 2013 – 2015 he was involved in the development of the Model Library Standard for modernization of municipal libraries launched several modern rural libraries.
From 2015 to 2018 Vadim Duda served as Director General of Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature. Under his leadership, the Library doubled the number of its active users.
Vadim Duda was appointed Director General of the Russian State Library on 28 August 2018.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Severstal