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Below you will find the lecture topics and speakers of RUSummit 2018

RUSummit

September 21, 2018

Yandex: Trends in Digital Advertising

MARIA DIRINA

Yandex

 

Maria is an online marketing expert and a Senior Account Manager at Yandex, responsible for a number of top-tier advertisers and leading Italian, French and Spanish markets.

Trust in Time: SEO & SEM in Russia

MARCEL SCHREPEL

trust in time UG

 

Marcel Schrepel is a leading expert in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and managing partner of the Berlin-based online marketing agency “trust in time”.

Hungry Boys: Advertising in Russia

VLADILEN SITNIKOV

Possible / Hungry Boys

 

Vladilen Sitnikov is a creative director of POSSIBLE in Moscow and general director of creative agency Hungry Boys, which was founded in 2012. He is also involved in the actions of the Russian advertising agency Grape. All three projects belong to the British multibillion-dollar group WPP. In addition, Sitnikov is the owner of the cloud provider AnyWhere App and the news portal Hot-Digital.ru. Advertising campaigns under his leadership received international awards, including several Cannes Lions.

Ostexperte.de: Challenges for Foreign Media

THORSTEN GUTMANN

Ostexperte.de

 

Thorsten Gutmann is the co-founder of RUSummit and chief editor & general director of German-language news site Ostexperte.de which is based in Moscow. In addition, he is an author for numerous German-language media platforms focusing on the subject of Russia.

Ivi.Ru: Online Video Streaming in Russia

IVAN GRININ

ivi.ru

 

Ivan Grinin has been the Director of Strategic Analysis for the Russian video streaming provider Ivi.ru since 2017. Previously, he held senior positions at KPMG International and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Artax Rufil Consulting: Finance, Controlling & ERP in Russia

JÜRGEN BÄCHLE

Artax Rufil Consulting GmbH

 

As a tax consultant and consultant for international tax law, Jürgen Bächle, Managing Director of Artax Rufil Consulting, primarily advises for small and medium-sized companies on all tax-related matters from a foreign perspective. His work focuses on cross-border issues of the relationship between Germany, Russia and China.

Smart ERP Projects: ERP in Russia, Part 2

ALEKSEY NAZAROV

Smart ERP Projects

 

Aleksey Nazarov is the founder and CEO of Smart ERP Projects LLC – the first IT-consulting company offering to a market best-of-breed 1C: ERP 2 software for CIS states with Russian/English user interface and a possibility to have transparent double accounting: according to Russian standards and also corporate (IFRS).

Rödl & Partner: Data Protection in Europe and Russia

DR. TATIANA VUKOLOVA

Rödl & Partner

 

As a Senior Lawyer and Associate Partner at Rödl & Partner in Moscow, Dr. Tatiana Vukolova advises on commercial and distribution law as well as intellectual property and data protection law for international companies.

Delcreda: Credit Management for SME

ANDREAS STEINBORN

DELCREDA

 

Andreas Steinborn is an expert in Account Receivables Management and currently the Executive Partner at DELCREDA. For many years, he has worked for a leading company in the trade credit insurance business field.

Beiten Burkhardt: Usage of Foreign Cloud Services

ANDREY SLEPOV

BEITEN BURKHARDT

 

Andrey Slepov is a Partner and the Head of the Employment and Migration Law Practice Group BEITEN BURKHARDT’s Moscow office. He is also a Deputy Chairman of the Migration Committee of the Association of European Businesses. Andrey’s core activities include consulting on employment and migration law, and also legislation on personal data.

DB Cargo: Future Visions for Eurasia

UWE LEUSCHNER

DB Cargo AG

 

Uwe Leuschner is the Senior Vice President of DB Cargo AG and responsible for the company’s business development in Eurasia. Furthermore, he is the General Manager of DB Cargo Russia. He has been active in the logistics market in Russia for more than 20 years. Previously, he held senior positions in numerous logistics companies operating in Eastern Europe and Asia. Uwe Leuschner is also a member of the Executive Board of the “Business Club Russia” since 2011.

RoboCV: Robotics & Warehouse Technology

SERGEY MALTSEV

RoboCV

 

Sergey Maltsev is the founder and CEO of RoboCV, a Russian robot manufacturer focused on logistics. At the same time, he teaches robotics at the Moscow State University in Moscow.

Stulz: German Engineering for Russian Success

MARK BELENKI

STULZ GmbH

 

Mark Belenki is the Senior Area Sales Manager of the air conditioning company STULZ based in Hamburg. He is responsible for Russia and countries of the Eurasian Economic Union.

OAOEV: German-Russian Initiative on Digitization (GRID)

STEFAN KÄGEBEIN

Ost-Ausschuss – Osteuropaverein der Deutschen Wirtschaft

 

Stefan Kägebein works in the “Regional Directorate Eastern Europe” of the “Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations” . His task includes the coordination of the working group for “Digitization”.

ID Finance: Big Data & Risk Management

KATE KAZAK

ID Finance

 

Kate Kazak is the chief risk officer for developing countries in the fintech company ID Finance. Previously, she led the CIS Markets Analysis Division of leading information service provider Experian.

GTAI: Digital Economy & National Technology Initiative

EDDA WOLF

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

 

Edda Wolf is the head of the CIS/Southeastern Europe Division of Germany Trade & Invest, the German state company for Foreign Trade Promotion and Location Marketing. She has many-year consulting experience specializing in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union. Her task is to provide German companies with information on economic development, sectors, regions and business practice.

ThiNKT Digital: Digital Transformation in Russia

VEACESLAV DRIGLOV

ThiNKT Digital

 

Veaceslav Driglov is the CEO of the IT company
ThiNKT Digital based in Berlin. Previously, he worked as Business Innovation Manager at Daimler.

Stanton Chase: Recruiting in the Digital Age

DR. KARIN VON BISMARCK

Stanton Chase International

 

Dr. Karin von Bismarck is a recruiter with more than 15-year experience in listed small and medium-sized companies. Prior to joining Stanton Chase in 2016, she worked for international HR companies and led her own recruiting firm in the UK focusing on the CEE markets. In addition, Dr. Karin von Bismarck is the founder and board member of the Business Club Russia.

Swiss Re: Insurance 2.0 in Russia

GEPA JANSEN-KLAUS

Swiss Re

 

Gepa Jansen-Klaus is Senior Client Manager at Swiss Re Europe, a leading company in the reinsurance segment. Since 7 years, she is responsible for business development in Russia/CIS. The company with its main office in Zürich cooperates closely with Russian insurance firms, FinTechs, airlines and tour operators.

FM Logistic: Customs Clearance in Russia

ALEXEY MISAILOV

FM Logistic

 

Alexey Misailov is Head of the Global Supply Chain of FM Logistic Russia since 2015. Previously, he was CEO of a leading company in the Russian market in the field of customs brokerage services.

FM Logistic is an international family company, that has started in Russia over 20 years ago and has become one of the top 3PL operators focused on innovations and providing full set of services on supply chain management: Warehousing, Co-Packing, Domestic Transport and Global Forwarding. More than 8000 people work in FM Logistic Russia at present.

Otto Group: Trends in Russian E-Commerce

MARTIN SCHIERER

Otto Group

 

Since 2012, Martin Schierer is the Chief Executive Officer of the Otto Group Russia. Previously, Schierer was CEO of a leading company in Russian market in the field of mail order trade, which was a part of the Otto Group Russia since 2008.

Shipping Point: E-Commerce & Fashion

OLESJA BECKER

Shipping Point GmbH

 

Since 2016, Olesja Becker has been the CEO of the e-commerce company ShippingPoint GmbH based in Stuttgart, Germany.

ShippingPoint offers German and European brands as well as retailers in the e-commerce sector an innovative opportunity to open up risk-free non-EU markets such as Russia.

GTAI: Overview on E-Commerce in Russia

HANS-JÜRGEN WITTMANN

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

 

Hans-Jürgen Wittmann has been working as a correspondent for Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) in Moscow since 2017 and writing reports on current economic situation as well as important industries and regions in Russia. He accompanies German entrepreneurs on delegation trips and now is available for inquires.

bne IntelliNews: Retail in Moscow

BEN ARIS

bne IntelliNews

 

Ben Aris is the founder and editor-in-chief of business new europe (bne) based in Berlin. Prior to that, he was the head of the Berlin office of the British newspaper The Guardian and the Moscow office of Daily Telegraph.

The English-language news portal bne IntelliNews specializes in business and politics in countries of the former Soviet Union, Central and Southeastern Europe and Eurasia.

2b AHEAD ThinkTank: Life and Business in 2030

JAN BERGER

2b AHEAD ThinkTank

 

Jan Berger is the first contact person of the 2b AHEAD ThinkTank for all customers and cooperation partners. As Chairman of the Management Board, he is responsible for the company’s growth strategy, new business and marketing. Jan Berger is also Managing Director of the affiliated incubator and Company Builder 2b AHEAD Ventures.

RSPP: Digital Economy in the German-Russian Context

ALISA PROKHOROVA

RSPP

 

Alisa Prokhorova is a consultant of the President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) and represents the association in Germany. Her main focus is the development and strengthening of the “digital” cooperation betweeen the RSPP-members and the German partners. Alisa Prokhorova is also the coordinator of the German Russian Initiative for Digitalization (GRID) at RSPP.

Mail.Ru: How Maps.Me Stands Out from Big Players

EUGENE LISOVSKIY

MAPS.ME / Mail.Ru Group

 

Eugene Lisovsky is the head of the Russian cartographic service Maps.me. He has worked in the marketing department of various Russian companies and startups for over ten years.

Aviasales: Mobile First & Travel Market

JANIS DZENIS

Aviasales.ru

 

As PR Director in metasearch engine aviasales.ru, Janis Dzenis is responsible for all tasks that represent the company in Russian market. He has more than 10-year experience in communication strategies, digital narratives and reputation management.

East-West Digital News: Startups in Russia

ADRIEN HENNI

East-West Digital News

 

Adrien Henni is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of the English-language news portal East-West Digital News (EWDN), an international platform for the digital industry and e-commerce in Eastern Europe. After 15-year experience in online and venture business in France, Russia and Ukraine, Adrien Henni advises for a variety of startups, funds and other organizations.

Endurance: Chatbots & Artificial Intelligence

GEORGE FOMITCHEV

Endurance

 

George Fomitchev is the founder and CEO of the Russian startup Endurance, which specializes in chatbots and robotic & laser technologies. Prior to that, he worked in senior positions at AlfaBank, Housing Finance Bank and UniCredit Bank.

Med.Me: Blockchain in the Healthcare Segment

ALEXANDER NASLEDNIKOV

Med.me

 

Alexander Naslednikov is the CEO and founder of the Israeli-Russian e-health platform Med.me, based in Tel Aviv. He also leads the Russian online comparison portal Gbooking.ru.

Onetrak: Telemedicine & Big Data

MICHAEL PREPELITSKIY

Onetrak

 

Michael Prepelitskiy is the founder of the Russian e-health company Onetrak. In addition, he is the head of the Special Committee on Digitization of Medicine in a national industry association called “Business Russia”.

LATOKEN: Blockchain in Economy and Politics

VALENTIN PREOBRAZHENSKIY

LATOKEN

 

Valentin Proebrazhenskiy is the founder and CEO of LATOKEN, a platform for multi-asset-trading and tokenization. Additionally, he is the Chairman of the Blockchain Economic Forum. Previously, Valentin
Proebrazhenskiy was a managing partner of the hedge fund Avega Capital.

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