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