As the competition between US and European-centric IT firms and their Chinese and Asian counterparts increases, Russia has a unique opportunity to borrow and barter with best-in-breed solutions to strengthen its own position in the sector. What are the dynamics, differences, and features that characterize Eastern and Western models of IT development, and how is Russia embracing these trends? What additional steps should be taken? What is the prognosis for the Russian IT sector over the coming decade?
Edwin Van der Ouderaa , Senior Managing Director, Global FS Digital Lead, Accenture
Markus Borchert , Senior Vice President, Market Europe, Nokia
Stephen Brobst , Chief Technology Officer, Teradata
Shlomo Weber , Rector, Academic Head, Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions, New Economic School; Professor, Southern Methodist University
Dmitry Kostygin , Сhairman of the Board of Directors, Ulmart
R. Preston McAfee , Corporate Vice President, Chief Economist, Microsoft
Pavel Eyges , General Director, Open Mobile Platform