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Sergei Makedonski, PhD, MBA
ASTRA Partners, President
Forrester Research, Regional Director, CIS & Eastern Europe
Moscow State University, and Kazan Federal University, Visiting Professor
Higher School of Economics, Associate Professor 

Education 

Moscow State University Applied Mathematics & Cybernetics Department, Graduate&Post-graduate (1981-1991), Moscow State University Sociology Department (PhD), MIRBIS Business School & Wolverhampton University, UK (pre-MBA Presidential Program, 1999-2000), Russian Foreign Trade Academy (MBA, 2004-2005), Moscow Business School “Skolkovo” (eMBA, 2013-2014), 

PM PMI training (PMP), Moscow 2007  

IAOP COP (Certified Outsourcing Professional) Master Class & Governance Workshop, Train-the-trainer program, Kazan 2012, Moscow 2015,

SIG University CGP (Certified Governance Professional) Hybrid BRICS+ Program, Moscow, July 2016 


Profession

ICT&New Media analyst and market research professional, entrepreneur and consultant, starting from the Y1991 to develop ex-USSR ICT and New media markets and bringing to the leading international analysts & consultancies - Gartner Group (1999-2005) and Forrester Research (2007-current)


Market development projects

«Dator top100: Computer Business Russia» annual Award (1995-1999), «The Best IT Manager» National Award (1997-1998), IT Leader annual National Award www.itleader.ru (2002-current), RUSSOFT software exporters’ association (former NSDA, 2001-current) www.russoft.org, Association of Strategic Outsourcing “ASTRA Partners” (2008-current) www.astra-partners.ru , “Smart City” Association (2012). 


Organizations

1991-1998 – Associate Professor, Head of Laboratory at Social Informatics Chair, Sociology Department of Moscow State University after M.V.Lomonosov

1991-1996 – Founder&CEO University Analytical Group, 

1996-1999 - CEO Dator Company, 

2000-2005 – Managing Partner Market-Visio/Gartner Russia&Ukraine, 

2005-2006 – IT Consulting Director at Cominfo Consulting, 

2006-2007 – Head of ACVI Internet, Video International Media Group



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