Kathryn Parsons is a tech founder and CEO on a mission to demystify the digital world. She leads team that has taught code, data and cyber skills to over half a million people worldwide. Now, she is turning her attention to leading tech scenes across the world. In this second instalment of the series, Kathryn looks at Russia.
This episode will uncover who the movers and shakers of Russia’s internet landscape really are, find out where the country is leading on cyber innovation and consider the country’s future aspirations in the global tech race.
Contributors include Tatyana Bakalchuk, founder of Russia’s largest online retailer Wildberries and Oleg Tumanov, CEO of Ivi video streaming platform – Russia’s answer to Netflix. Kathryn also speaks to Polina Kolozaridi of the Higher School of Economics, technology investment expert Stefano Zuppet (TMT Global), Adrien Henni – Editor of EastWest Digital News and Elena Ivashentseva of Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund. Produced by Sam Peach.