Born December 31, 1956, in Vyshny Volochek, Kalinin Region
1978: graduated from the Pushkin Higher Command School of Air Defence Radio/Electronics.
1985: graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University.
1998-2004: director general of Research Centre Modul, Moscow.
2004-2007: head of the radio/electronics industry and control systems department at the Federal Agency for Industry.
2007-2008: deputy head of the Federal Agency for Industry.