Professor of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Advisor to the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Doctor of Science. Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics (now National Research Nuclear University MEPhI).
Worked in various research and educational institutions of the USSR and Russian Federation. 2002-2005 – Provost of the National Economics Academy under the patronage of the Russian Government, Director of training programs for senior management. Team leader of a group of G8 experts in educational initiatives in Russia; participant in the program of modernization of higher education in Russia. 2006-2013 – Rector of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.