Professor level 1

Post-doctoral degree

Innovation & Entrepreneurship


I have over 25 year experience in academic research and teaching together with 10 years of business experience, experience in securing external research grants and leading international research projects. Record of accomplishment in developing new initiatives in both academic and business environments, leading the international joint doctoral programmes and other collaborative projects with strategic partner universities in Australia, Austria, China, Germany, Finland, the Netherlands, the USA and more. My international experience covers Europe, Asia (Japan), Canada, and US. I have wide range of management experience including academic management, project management, people management, information systems and organisation development. My particular strengths are in innovation, strategy, knowledge management, quantitative methods, linking IT and management.

2012: Post-doctoral degree (Habilitation, HDR, Dr. of Science) in Innovation Management, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, Russia. Title of the post-doctoral thesis: The Methodology of Building Adaptive National Innovation System in Interaction with Institutional Environment
  • 1999: Ph.D. in Quantitative techniques and Mathematic modeling, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia. Title of Ph.D. thesis: Techniques of Robust Evaluations of Correlations, Outlier Detection and their Programming
  • 1997: Master of Science in Management, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russian – American Graduate School of Management in cooperation with the School of Management at the University of Texas in Dallas (USA)
2020 - Now: Professor of Innovation, emlyon business school
  • 2013 - 2020: Full Professor and Head of International PhD programmes, Higher School of Management and Business, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University