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Dmitriy Chernyshenko — Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

Was born on September 20, 1968 in Saratov.

He graduated from the Moscow State Technological University "STANKIN" with a degree in Computer-aided design systems with the qualification of "system engineer".

In 1989, he founded one of the country's first computer graphics studios, Informatics Marketing Service.

In 1993, he co–founded Media Arts, one of Russia's largest communication holdings, which he managed for 12 years.

2005-2007 – General Director of the Sochi 2014 Bid Committee.

2007-2014 – President of the Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi.

2014-2020 – President and Chairman of the Board of the Kontinental Hockey League.

2015-2020 – General Director and Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprom-Media Holding JSC.

On January 21, 2020, by Presidential Decree, he was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

Awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, II degree, the Order of Friendship, the Order of Honor, the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh II degree and III degree, the Olympic Gold Order.

He is married and has two daughters.

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