PhD, Professor, Dean of Information Technologies and Programming Faculty of ITMO University.
Graduated ITMO University (1972) and St. Petersburg State University (1973).
One of the founders and major executives of ITMO University sports programming training center,
successfully represented on World Finals with six World Championships (2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015), five more gold medals (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007), two silver (2000, 2016) and bronze (2014) medal. ICPC Regional Contest Director of North-Eastern European Regional Contest (NEERC) since 1996.
Member of the ICPC International Steering Committee since 2000. ACM ICPC World Finals 2013 Vice-Director.
Winner of the Russian Federation President (2003) and Government (2008) Prize in the area of education. The ICPC Joseph S. DeBlasi Outstanding Contribution Award winner (2009, 2013). The ICPC Mark Measures Distinguished Service Award winner (2013).