BIOGRAPHYSergey Plugotarenko — RAEC
Member of the Central Headquarters of the Russian Popular Front (ONF), Director of the Russian Association for Electronic Communications (RAEC).
Acting in the capacity of RAEC Director, he represents the interests of the Russian internet business and contributes to promoting productive dialogue between the state, society and the internet sector.
He masterminded a number of research and analytical products, such as the Runet Economy paper and the annual industry report Runet Today: Events, Figures, Facts.
Plugotarenko participates as an expert in the work of specialized sectoral and state commissions, working groups, as well as public and expert councils under state authorities such as the State Duma and the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Communications, the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) and the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media (Rospechat).
Over a period of the past 20 years he masterminded and was program director of numerous Russian internet conferences, forums and Runet prizes.