President, Chairman of the Management Board
CRN magazine ranks Mr. Byakov among „The Best Managers of Russian IT Companies”.
Yuri Byakov was recognized as „Entrepreneur of the Year — 2008” by Ernst & Young with a nomination for „Infrastructure and Technology”.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Polyakov graduated from the Frunze Military Academy and the Military Academy of the General Staff and has numerous government awards.
First VP, Head of Sales
Mr. Danilin is one of co-founders of the Asteros Group. He has been working at Asteros since 1998. Mr. Danilin facilitated signing the first agreements were signed with global manufacturers of equipment and software. Mr. Danilin held various positions related to sales and key accounts management, including General Manager, Director for Strategic Development, and First Vice-President.
Mr. Danilin holds degrees of three top Russian higher education institutions: Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO), Higher School of Economics, and Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute (MIFI).
Scope of duties: key accounts development, strategic projects management, business development.
VP Partner Relations
Olga Tyrnovskaya works at the Asteros Group since 2000. Ms. Tyrnovskaya started her career in Asteros as a project manager. In 2005 she was appointed Head of Sales Department, Financial sector. In 2008 she became the Sales Director, Commercial sector. After this and till the beginning of 2015 she was VP Sales in the Asteros Group.
In the end of February 2015, Ms. Tyrnovskaya was unanimously appointed Vice President for Partner Relations by the Management Board of the Asteros Group. Prior to this, there was no such a position at Asteros.
VP, Head of Financial Control and Internal Audits Division
Ms. Makeeva has been working at Asteros since it was first established. She graduated from the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, the School of Financial Directors at the Russian Academy of National Economics, and holds an Executive MBA from the State University Higher School of Economics
Ms. Smolyakova has more than 10-years experience in people management at executive posts in large companies like Sodexho, Media Arts Group and Mercury Holding. Working in the latter as Director of Barvikha Luxury Village, she gathered a team of 1000 employees and organized opening of the suburban project.
Since 2012 Ms. Smolyakova is in charge of development and implementation of HR policy aligned with business needs and building efficient communications at Asteros.
Ms. Smolyakova graduated from law school of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). She got managerial education in Russia and abroad.
Chairman of the Board of Atrinity
Mr. Nikolau has over 10 years experience of working for international consulting companies such as A.T. KEÀRNEY, McKinsey&Company, where he worked in USA, Switzerland, Poland and Russia. In addition, Lev Nikolau held executive positions in large Russian and Ukrainian companies: Russian Standard, SUAL, Interpipe, Mosinzhstroy and the Organizing Committee of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.
Mr. Nikolau graduated from the University of Sourth California (USC) with an MBA degree.
Head of the Engineering Systems Division
Mr. Lipov has hands-on experience in designing, installing and operating the engineering infrastructure of strategic and socially significant facilities. He graduated from the Peter the Great Military Academy of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces with a degree in electrical engineering. During his professional service Mr. Lipov has completed postgraduate education in the design and integration of engineering systems, as well as numerous training courses conducted by various engineering equipment vendors. Mr. Lipov started his career path in the engineering units of the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense, where he held various engineering and management positions. Mr. Lipov participated directly in developing, upgrading and building the machine rooms of early computing centers and communications hubs that became the prototypes for future data centers.
Mr. Lipov has been employed in systems integration since 1998. At Asteros, he has been developing the engineering infrastructure business line since 2010, beginning as a chief project engineer. The company’s largest infrastructure projects have been implemented under Mr. Lipov’s leadership. Previously, Mr Lipov worked in similar positions at Technoserv for more than 12 years.
Head of the Security Division
Mr. Shelepov dedicated more than 15 years to safety of important social infrastructures, including sports facilities, 6 among them — to Sochi Olympics projects.
In 1996 Mr. Shelepov took over the leadership of local IT company Service Technology. In 1998 he was appointed CEO of the “ICS South” Company. In 2006 Mr. Shelepov accepted the office of the VP for regional development of the ICS Group.
Since 2013, Mr. Shelepov develops comprehensive security line of business at Asteros.
Mr. Shelepov graduated from the Rostov Missile Force Higher Military Engineering School with a degree in flight control systems management.
Mr. Shelepov co-authored a book on design and construction of sports facilities — “Football Stadiums”.
Head of Service and Outsourcing division
Dmitry has 15 years of experience in organizing and delivering IT services. From 1998 to 2005 he worked for SUN Interbrew (presently SUN InBev), where he was responsible for developing and supporting IT infrastructure in the Ural region.
He joined the Asteros Group in 2005. He held senior positions in the IT Outsourcing and Services Department. In 2011, he became the Head of the IT Outsourcing Division. He has been the Head of the Asteros Service business unit since 2013. Under Dmitry's leadership, a number of projects to supply leading Russian companies with technical support services for their IT infrastructure were completed.
He graduated from Perm National Research Polytechnic University with a Degree in Technical Systems Management and Computer Science.
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