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Igor Agamirzian

Higher School of Economics

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Igor Agamirzian was born on 21 March 1957.
In 1979 he graduated from the department of mathematics and mechanics of Leningrad State University, specialty "Applied mathematics" at the chair of software of computers.
Igor Agamirzian - Leading expert in the field of computer and information technologies, venture investments and innovation-technological business.
Brief career information:
1979 – 1991 – researcher at the institutes of the Academy of Sciences.
1991 – 1995 – in the private technology business.
1995 – 2007 – the Microsoft employee in various roles (consultant, Microsoft Consulting Services, head of Enterprise customer unit, Microsoft Research scientist).
2007 – 2009 — General Manager of the Center for software development at EMC Corporation in St. Petersburg.
2009 — 2016 — CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of JSC "Russian venture company".
Since 2011 – member of the Board of Directors of JSC "Rosnano" and in 2014 – Rosnano Management Company.
Starting 2016, the Vice President of HSE.

For many years Igor Agamirzyan enters the ratings of the Russian managers of the computer business ("DATOR Top100" 1994 - 1998, "international Computer Club" - 1997).
In 2002 entered the "TOP 100 Russian IT-industry" according to the newspaper "Kommersant".
In 2007 was included in the list of "top 100 Best managers of St. Petersburg; in the 2010, 2012 and 2013 was in the Top 10 managers in the financial sector of the joint Association of managers of Russia (AMR) and Kommersant newspaper's "Top-1000 Russian managers".

He has published more than 25 papers on the theory of programming, a number of articles on the information society and computer business, on the concept of "electronic government".

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