EXPERT COUNCIL

EXPERT COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

SERGEY MAKEDONSKY

In4Media / Forrester analytics agency

Director General

Sergey graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, in 1986 and completed post-graduate studies there in 1991, as well as then graduated from Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS and the University of Wolverhampton (UK) in 2000, and Russian Foreign Trade Academy in 2005. Sergey holds PhD in Sociology and MBA.
From 1986 to 1996, he worked as a system administrator at Kompozit R&D Center, head of IT lab at the Sociology Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University, and a leader of ‘University’ analytical group.
Since 1991, he has been arranging ICT and new media analytical research and attracting global giants, such as Gartner and Forrester Research, to the Russian market, thus initiating and managing Dator Top 100 of Computer Businesses in Russia (1996–1999), Best IT Manager contest (1997–1998), National Software Development Association (NSDA in 2001 and later called Russoft), and ASTRA Strategic Outsourcing Association (2008).
Sergey acted as Director General of Dator Agency in 1996–1999, Managing Partner at Market-Visio/ Gartner in 2000–2005, IT Consulting Director at Cominfo Consulting in 2005–2006, and Head of “Analytical Center for Internet” at Video International Group in 2006–2007.
Sergey is President of ASTRA Strategic Outsourcing Association and co-chairman of IAOP Russia.

EXPERT COUNCIL MEMBERS

MIKHAIL BERGER
RUMEDIA Group of companies Director General
SVETLANA MIRONYUK
PWC Executive Director, Head of Marketing and Business Development, PWC. Professor of Business Practice, Skolkovo Foundation
KIRILL ZHUKOV
Extreme Networks Technical Director for Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS
ANDREY VISHLOV
Commvault Head of Commvault representative office in Russia and the CIS
BORIS BOBROVNIKOV
CROC Director General
SERGEY ZEMKOV
Kaspersky Lab Managing Director for Russia, Transcaucasia and Central Asia, Kaspersky Lab
OLEG ZHUKOV
Oracle Systems Director for Russia and the CIS, Oracle Systems
VADIM KOVALEV
Russian Managers Association First Deputy Executive Director, Russian Managers Association
NIKOLAY KOMLEV
Information and Computer Technologies Industry Association (APKIT) Executive Director
KIRILL KORNILEV
IBM Vice President for Sales and Head of IBM Industrial Solutions for Central and Eastern Europe
SERGEY KOSTYAKOV
Intelligent Enterprise Magazine Deputy Chief Editor, PC Week
ROMAN SHMAKOV
Schneider Electric Vice President of Schneider Electric IT Division for Russia and the CIS
ALEXANDER PARKHOMENKO
Avaya Country Manager for Russia and CIS, Avaya
SVETLANA RAGIMOVA
Kommersant Dengi (iOne) Magazine, Information Technology appendix to Kommersant newspaper Editor for Information Technology
ROBERT FARISH
IDC Vice President for Russia and the CIS
VITALY FRIDLYAND
Fujitsu Technology Solutions Director General, Fujitsu Russia
SERGEY KHOMYAKOV
Polycom General Manager in Russia and the CIS