Ivan Kireev is Cloud computing Director at Information Technology Cluster, Skolkovo Foundation
Mr Kireev graduated with honors from the Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics at St. Petersburg State University, and also received a second degree in law from the same university.
As Cloud computing Director in charge of the direction of the Skolkovo Foundation, Ivan oversees the innovative activities in Russia of the "Ubiquitous and Cloud Computing" foresights including IoT sphere. Ivan oversees innovative partnership with Russian and world IT leaders (IBM, Parallels, Cisco, Microsoft, Acronis etc). Skolkovo Foundation’s overarching goal is to create a sustainable ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation, engendering a startup culture and encouraging venture capitalism in Russia.
Mr Kireev has nearly fifteen years of experience in the field of Information Technology. Prior to joining the Skolkovo Foundation, Mr Kireev worked at global IT companies Exigen Group, EPAM Systems as Director for Software Development. In this capacity, Mr Kireev was in charge of major product lines within the company's distribution teams located in Russia, China, Ukraine, Lithuania, the United States, and Canada.
Mr Kireev has published several articles in professional and academic journals.