How to Raise New Technological Leaders? An Effective Model of Interaction Between Corporates and Start-Ups

08 Jun , 12:00–13:15
Technologies Shaping the Future
Congress Centre, conference hall D3

At present a number of major Russian companies are lagging behind their foreign competitors in terms of efficiency, often due to a slow uptake of advanced technology solutions. Resulting from this low demand by major businesses, many Russian technological entrepreneurs are struggling to commercialize their inventions in Russia and end up looking for clients abroad. What do technology start-ups need? Which technologies are demanded by major corporations and state enterprises? How can more efficient mechanisms of interaction between corporations, entrepreneurs, and the state be created? What technological development models of major corporations have proven to be effective?

Dmitry Butrin, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Head of Economic Policy Section, Kommersant Publishing House

Artem Avetisyan, Director, New Business Department, Agency for Strategic Initiatives; Chairman, Leaders' Club
Alexander Aivazov, Vice President for Business Development, Rostelecom
Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Skolkovo Foundation; Chairman, Aii Capital
Alexander Galitsky, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital
Andrey Ivanov, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation
Aleksey Ivanchenko, Deputy Chairman, Head of Innovation and Digital Economy, State Development Corporation "VEB.RF"
Eugeny Kuznetsov, Chief Executive Officer, Orbita Capital Partners
Andrey Laptev, Director for Business Development and Corporate Venture Projects, Severstal Management
Vasiliy Nomokonov, Member of the Management Board, Executive Director, SIBUR
Dmitry Peskov, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development
Alexander Povalko, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board, RVC
Vitaly Ponomarev, Chief Executive Officer, WayRay
Aleksei Romanenko, Partner, Head of Management Consulting, Head of Infrastructure and Transport, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Aleksandr Sobolev, Director, Strategic and Organizational Development, MegaFon
Arkady Trachuk, General Director, Goznak
Vadim Shvetsov, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors, SOLLERS
Matthias Schepp, Chairman, Russian-German Chamber of Commerce