Pavel Roytberg
Executive Director, Innovation Center, Rostelecom

Work Experience

July 2013—to the present: Rostelekom OJSC, Executive Director—Director of the Innovation Centre (Moscow, Russia)

September 2012—July 2013: FAO Universal Electronic Card OJSC (UEC), Vice-President for Business Development, Board member

Created the investment programme of UEC OJSC aimed at development in the subject entities of the Federation of centres for processing housing charges and non-cash transportation payment.

Supervised development of a number of innovative services using the UEC cards.

May 2006—November 2011: MTS OJSC, Director for Product and Services Development (Moscow, Russia)

Supervised the course of additional services (VAS) in MTS and increased business from $500 million in 2006 to over $2 billion in 2011.

Brought MTS to be among the VAS market leaders by launching innovative products and business models.

Supervised development of a development strategy of services to transfer MTS data and traffic control mechanisms and putting the product line on the market, including MTS-connect.

Supervised development of a strategy for MTS presence on the Internet, development of a corporate website www.mts.ru (over 10 million unique visitors per month) and launching of an Internet store.

Supervised launching from zero of the multimedia portal “Omlet” and the mobile TV service.

Initiated launching of a payment service “Easy Payment” and a mobile advertising service.

Supervised strategic infrastructure projects, including migration of a billing platform for 40 million subscribers and a 3G network construction project.

July 2000—May 2006: Cisco Systems, Inc., Manager of business development (San Jose, USA)

Developed and implemented a business development strategy for Cisco IOS.

Structured licensing transactions, defined the goals for buying and investing.

Developed marketing companies for a number of solutions based on Cisco IOS.

Created a partner program for Cisco IOS and built a series of strategic partners.


May 2000: The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, USA. MBA, Finance and Business (Philadelphia, USA)

February 1993: Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automatics Moscow, Russia. Mathematical Engineer (Moscow, Russia)

Additional Information

Expert in IT-cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation.