The Board of Trustees

Andrey Kondakov

Andrey Kondakov

Andrey Kondakov was born 17 May 1967 in Moscow. In 1990 he graduated from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, in 1995 he finished graduate course in the Institute.

Andrey Kondakov is a co-founder of Zenon N.S.P - one of the first ISPs in Russia. In 1997-2003 he was business development director in Zenon N.S.P. and was the company's representative in the Coordination Group for TLD .RU. In 2004 he founded Naunet SP - one of the accredited domain name registrars for .RU, .SU and Cyrillic .РФ top-level domains. From the establishment of Naunet and to 2008 Andrey Kondakov was a member of the Council of the Coordination Center for TLD .RU. Also he was a representative of the Council in the Board of the Coordination Center.

In November 2016 he was elected as a Chairman of a Registry Committee of the Coordination Center. Andrey Kondakov took active part in functioning of different public councils and organizations in the sphere of information and communications.

Sergey Sharikov

Sergey Sharikov

Sergey Sharikov graduated from Kuibyshev Aviation Institute. He was the head of automated projection system and automated management system in aviation design office. He was the founder of companies in the sphere of development and implementation of software and also of the first Samara ISP.

In 2000 he became a co-founder and CEO of Regtime – one of the leading Russian ICANN domain name registrars. He is initiator and co-author of RFC 5992 (“Internationalized Domain Names Registration and Administration Guidelines for European Languages Using Cyrillic”).

Sergey Sharikov is a member of ICANN Registrar Constituency and working groups. He is also a member of Registrar Constituency and working groups in the Coordination Center for TLD RU.

Alexey Skvortsov

Alexey Skvortsov

Alexey Skvortsov graduated from International Marketing Department of The State University of Management. Starting from 1999 he was involved in strategic marketing operations in different businesses: in Medbiopharm pharmaceutical company and Prof-Media broadcasting corporation.

From 2004 he has been working in IT business. In 2004-2009 he was the head of business development in CompTek International and was responsible for establishment of regional sales chain. In 2009-2012 he held post of a commercial director for Hosting Community.

Alexey Skvortsov was involved in a variety of public councils and organizations. He was a member of Board of Trustees in Friendly Runet Foundation and a member of working group in the Commission of Information Security in Russian Public Chamber.

Since 2012 manages own businesses in Food and Pharmaceutical industries.

Leonid Todorov

Leonid Todorov

Leonid Todorov earned his M.A. in Linguistics from Moscow State Pedagogical and did postgraduate studies in international relations, management and business leadership, and economics in Denmark, Taiwan and US.

Since the onset of the Russian reforms, he served for more than a decade as Chief of Staff to the late PM Yegor Gaidar. His background also includes private sector and academic activities.

In 2008, he joined the Сoordination Сenter for .RU top level domain as Head of Government and International Relations and contributed to the successful launch of the Cyrillic-script IDN ccTLD .РФ and the launch of new gTLDs . ДЕТИ (kids) and .TATAR.

In February 2015, he was appointed as General Manager of the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD).

As a member of the RIGF Organizing Committee, Leonid has also been engaged in creation and promotion of the Russian Internet Governance Forum, the biggest event of its kind across Eastern and Central Europe and the post-Soviet Space. He also sits on the Steering Group for the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) and the Multistakeholder Steering Group of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). In 2013-2014, he sat on the ISOC Advisory Business Council and currently is a member of the CCNSO ICANN's Strategic and Operations Plan Working Group and observer at the CCNSO Council.

Leonid is a faculty member of the European Summer School on Internet Governance.

Leonid's focus is on ccTLDs' operation, Internet governance, new gTLDs, public policy and international cooperation in the ICT area, and cybersecurity. He has authored and coauthored a number of publications on these issues, and presented at various national and international events.