Igor joined the Skolkovo Foundation on March 1, 2013. With two decades’ worth of experience in the IT industry, Igor tracks the latest trends and has a deep understanding of the solutions that the global giants use now – and those they will require down the road. He has been responsible for implementing a host of large-scale projects at some of Russia’s biggest companies.
Igor also has considerable experience in setting and supervising strategies when it comes to sales and marketing, customer service infrastructure and support systems.
Prior to joining the Skolkovo Foundation, Igor led the operations of SAP AG in CIS countries as CEO, and before that accrued 12 years with Xerox, where he developed sales strategy. From 1992, Igor was a Marketing Manager at Hightron Systems, and in 1994 moved to FIT Company, where he was appointed Marketing Director.
Igor Bogachev was born in Moscow in 1971. In 1994, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the Moscow Aviation Institute. In 2004, he defended his MBA graduation theses at Moscow International Higher Business School/Institute (MIRBIS) and at London Metropolitan University. Igor has Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Igor is married and has a son. In his spare time, he goes in for different kinds of sports and traveling.