“Russian Innovative Ecosystem and Development of Companies: Searching for Mutually Beneficial Cooperation”

10.00 – 13.00
Registration and welcome coffee

Public Lectures

11.00 – 11.30
What engineer is in demand in the field of research and development: employers’ request and the state of affairs 

Speaker: Andrey Rakitin, Partner and Head of Practice “Board of Directors” and “Education”, Odgers Berndtson

11.30 – 12.00
Venture capital market in Russia in 2016: state, trends and forecasts

Speaker: Natalia Podsosonnaya, Chairman of the Administrative Council of the Russian Venture Capital Association

12.00 – 12.30
Digital Transformation of Business Models in Terms of Digitalization of the Economy

Speaker: Alexey Minin, Director of data Analytics Institute, Deloitte

12.30 – 13.00
Coffee Break

Official Opening of the IV Moscow Corporate Venture Summit

13.00 – 14.30
Plenary Session “Innovative Development of Enterprises. The Role of Ecosystem”
  • How to link elements of innovative ecosystem with the development of corporations?
  • “Smart money” for corporations;
  • Innovation ecosystem and general climate for business;
  • State support of the «new» sectors and early stage companies vs. traditional sectors;
  • Development institutions for large companies;
  • How to set up an ecosystem for mutual benefit? 

Moderator: Andrei Ziuzin, Managing Director, VEB-Innovation Fund, Chairman of the Board, Innovation and R&D Directors Club


Oleg Fomichev, Deputy Minister of the Economic Development of the Russian Federation

Eugeny Kuznetsov, Deputy CEO – Program Director, Russian Venture Company

Kirill Varlamov, CEO, Internet Initiatives Development Fund

Alexander Gorniy, Director of Strategy and Analyses, Mail.Ru

Viacheslav Pershukov, Deputy CEO – Director of the Unit for Innovation Management, State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” *

Nicolai Rodimov, Vienna Business Agency

14.30 – 15.00
Coffee Break

Parallel Sessions

15.00 – 17.00
Session №1 ”Staff for Changes” 
  • Training and motivation of leaders;
  • Competence profile of innovator;
  • Motivating leaders to innovation;
  • Working with staff as the company’s growth tool;
  • Corporate University and the trajectory of personnel development;
  • Universities as the external educational partner of the company.

Moderator: Yulia Selyukova, Director, Non-Commercial Partnership “Lift to the Future”


Igor Baranov, Vice-Rector for Research, Sberbank Corporate University

Elena Vitchak, Vice-President, Head of HR Department, JSFC “Sistema” *

Jens Heitland, Head of Innovation & CX + Sustainability, IKEA Centres Russia


Zamir Shukhov, CEO and Partner, Global Venture Alliance

Olga Golyshenkova, Executive Director, International Association of Corporate Education *

Elena Chernikova, CEO, “New Rules” company

Yulia Khanzhina, Head of the Department of industrial growth’s staffing support, Agency for Strategic Initiatives *


Session №2 ”Innovation Born in Companies”
  • Main objectives of corporate venture funds;
  • Improving innovation: whether outside support is needed;
  • Commercialization of internal development. Spin-offs: how to expand the applying by Russian companies?
  • Company’s Board of Directors as a driver of innovation. Are KPI on innovations possible for the Boards of Directors?

Moderator: Anna Belova, Professor of the graduate school of management, Higher School of Economics *


Alexander Kashirin, Deputy Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Council, State Corporation “Rostec”

Alexey Germanovich, Member of the Board of Directors, Aeroflot – Russian Airlines 

Denis Anikin, Engineering Director Email, Cloud, myMail, Mail.Ru Group


Sergey Matveyev, Acting Director of the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation *

Vladislav Fedotov, Chairman of the Board, Association “Professional Directors’ Community “Directorium” 

Mikhail Kuznetsov, Executive Director, National Association of Corporate Directors

Alexander Filatov, Board Member, JSC “B&N Bank Credit Cards”

Anna Zharkova, Deputy CEO for the Development of state and public programs, ABBYY *


Session №3 ”Setting External Ecosystem to Support Corporate Innovation
  • Open innovation as a source of growth resources. Work tools with open innovation;
  • M&A vs. own R&D;
  • Tools for supporting projects 5-7 TRL.

Moderator: Alexey Komissarov, Director, Industrial Development Fund *


Maxim Shteigervald, Deputy Director for Investments, Internet Initiatives Development Fund *

George Gogolev, Head of the Communications Department, Russian Venture Company


Ruslan Ibragimov, Board Member, Vice-President of Corporate and Legal Affairs, PJSC “MTS” 

Elena Privalova, CEO, VentureClub.co

Valery Krivenko, Managing Partner, FPI Innovation Fund 


* speaker participation is under agreement

17.00 – 17.30 
Coffee Break

Firechat & Networking

17.30 – 18.30
Special Guest
18.30 – 19.00
Evening Reception