IT Director, Microsoft in Russia
Andrei possesses over 15 years of expertise in the area of IT management. He began his career in the Telecom-Italy Company, where he was engaged in development of various IT solutions for telecom operators.
Prior to taking office of IT Director of Microsoft in Russia, Andrei held various positions in the field of information technologies. As a Regional IT Director of Coca-Cola HBC from 1996 till 2006, on top of his primary duties Andrei was also in charge of operation of System Administration Department, Data Processing Center and Help Desk.
In 2006, Andrei moved to the representative office of Microsoft in Russia. His responsibilities include control over aspects of Microsoft’s global IT infrastructure, development of business applications and provision of comprehensive IT support to the Company, including services in the area of IT security. In this role Andrei is in charge of the strategic direction, while integrating development and implementation of IT strategy with Company’s global business strategy and directly with strategic directions of Microsoft’s development in Russia. In 2009, Andrei was awarded the international Microsoft Circle of Excellence award.
Andrei is a holder of two higher educations. Graduated from the Moscow State Technical University n.a. N. E. Bauman, majoring in CAD Systems; he also graduated from the Academy of National Economy, Department of IT Management.