History of Business Breakthroughs: Life Hacks by Pre-revolutionary Entrepreneurs

05 Jun , 14:30–16:00
Russian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum
Training Track
Pavilion G, conference hall G6

Business solutions and life hacks of pre-revolutionary entrepreneurs have made a huge contribution to the growth of the economy, industry and agriculture, as well as science, education, culture and the social sphere, and are an under-tapped resource for business in Russia today. Participants of this session will share their experience that cannot be found in business textbooks and offer inspiring creative solutions based on their own business.
Key topics to be addressed in the session:
• The federal project ‘Promotion of Entrepreneurship’ offers a fundamentally different view of an entrepreneur as demonstrated by the legacy of outstanding Russian businessmen.
• What contribution did pre-revolutionary entrepreneurs make to Russia’s development? New industries, export products, innovations and start-ups: facts and figures.
• Business success based on Russian historical experience: is it possible? Life hacks from pre-revolutionary entrepreneurs in Russia: descendants of entrepreneurs reveal business secrets of their outstanding predecessors.

Arkadiy Mamontov, Anchor, TV Journalist

Gleb Arkhangelsky, Founder of the Russian School of Time Management
Alexander Bessolitsyn, Professor of the Department of Economic History, Institute of Social Sciences, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA); Leading Researcher, Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Elena Bondarenko, Director, Practicum for Directors Programme, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Sergey Golubev, Chief Executive Officer, Social Investment Fund
Vadim Zhivulin, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Vladislav Zhukovich, Deputy Chairman, Commission for Value-Based Entrepreneurship, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium Business OPORA RUSSIA
Alexander Kalinin, President, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses OPORA RUSSIA
Anatoly Kirsanov, General Director, Innovatiks
Victor Semenov, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Belaya Dacha
Denis von Meck, Representative of the von Meck family, Entrepreneur, Collector, Public Figure