Speakers

Andrey Kolesnikov

RIPN.NET

A RuNet (Russian Internet) veteran, Andrey pioneered public-interest online services in the then Soviet Union by providing email and teleconference services to support citizen diplomacy and business connections between U...

Diana Okremova

Legal Media-Center

Diana received her degree in journalism from the State University of Kostanay. In addition she is a broadly trained specialist with management experience in economical journalism and high-performance management. Diana un...

Frederic Donck

Internet Society

Frederic Donck is ISOC’s Regional Bureau Director for Europe During ten years of international public policy work within the European Commission, in particular with Directorate-General for Information Society and the ...

Hayk Chobanyan

ICT Association of Armenia

Hayk Chobanyan is a deputy CEO of Armenian ICT association and responsible for the organizational development, program planning and executing of strategic agenda. The main strategic directions of Association are: Arme...

Maarit Palovirta

ISOC

Maarit Palovirta is a ISOC manager, the European Regional Affairs. Maarit joined the Internet Society in November 2013 in the role of Manager, European Regional Affairs. Maarit is a senior business development and ...

Michael Yakushev

ICANN

VP Stakeholder Engagement, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. An international lawyer by training, Michael (Mikhail) Yakushev has an extensive and diverse background in Telecom/IT and Internet Business. He worked as Chi...

Mike Gurski

MG & Associates Privacy Consulting

Mike Gurski heads MG & Associates Privacy Consulting and is a former founder and Director of the Bell Canada’s Privacy Centre of Excellence. Mike is also on the Board of Directors for the International Security Trust...

Nurudin Mukhitdinov

Regional Commonwealth

Nurudin Mukhitdinov was born on the 18th of March 1959 in Kurgan-Tyube, The Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic. Graduated the Tashkent electrotechnic Institute of communications with a degree radiocommunication and radiobro...

Rafal Rohozinski

SecDev Group

Co-founder and principal of the SecDev Group and a senior fellow at the London-based International Institute of Strategic Studies.   As the CEO of SecDev, Rafal is developing the next generation of advanced open source m...

Sandro Gaycken

Digital Society Institute

Dr. Sandro Gaycken is the director of the Digital Society Institute, a strategic research institute for digital topics of the German DAX-companies, at ESMT European School for Management and Technology in Berlin. The ...

Sergey Povalishev

hoster.by

Sergey Povalishev is a CEO and Co-Founder of the hoster.by company. hoster.by is the largest Registrar of Belarusian domains and one of the largest hosting providers: the company works from 2000 and currently serves more...

Yuri Kargapolov

UANIC

Yuri Kargapolov is a Member of the Coordination Council for the Ukrainian Network Information Center (UANIC), one of the developers of the administration and technical rules for IDN ccTLDs. Yuri Kargapolov graduated f...