Born in Moscow in 1958. Married with three children.
Graduated with honours from the Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics (MESI) with a degree in Automated Control System in 1980. Holds a PhD in Economics, dissertation on the automation of system design for computer processing of economic information.
Worked at MESI as an engineer since 1980, then started working as a junior researcher. Worked at the Scientific Research and Design Institute for Industrial Technology of the Central Statistical Administration of the USSR (now Statinform of the Federal State Statistics Service) as a senior researcher, sector manager, department manager and head engineer since 1987.
Headed up 1C Company, which specialized in the development, distribution and support for computer programs, in 1991. 1C is most famous for 1C:Enterprise programs, which are used by millions of employees in commercial and public organizations every day in order to increase management and accounting. The company is also famous for products developed for home computers and the sphere of education.
1C:Enterprise includes integrated ERP-class solutions for asset management of industrial, commercial and service organizations; products for financial management and accounting of holding companies and individual organizations; products for the organization of electronic document management, electronic document exchange between organizations and delivery of electronic reporting to regulatory authorities; payroll and personnel management; for the automation of state and municipal agencies; and a variety of industry-specific solutions developed by 1C, its partners and independent organizations. Since 2013, 1C has been included in the Forbes Russia’s 200 largest private companies rating.
The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.
The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.
Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.
The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 180 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 81 countries worldwide, and 186 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.
The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, Spanish – t.me/RoscongressEsp and Arabic t.me/RosCongressArabic. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation:roscongress.org.