Open Innovations Forum. Plenary Session: “Russian Development Institutes — a Look from the Outside, a Look from the Inside”

03 November 2012


  • Sergey Guriev, Rector, New Economic School


  • Josh Lerner, Professor, Harvard Business School
  • Igor Agamirzian, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of Executive Committee, RVC
  • Victor Vekselberg, President, Skolkovo Foundation
  • Vladimir Dmitriev, Chairman, Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank) State Corporation
  • Anatoly Chubais, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO
  • Sergey Polyakov, General Director, Foundation for Promotion of Small Enterprises in Science and Technology
  • Andrei Sharonov, Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy, Moscow City Government

International Expert Group

  • Erik Berglof, Chief Economist and Special Adviser to the President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Itzhak Goldberg, Senior Adviser, Fraunhofer MOEZ; Fellow, Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw; Consultant, World Bank
  • Howard Cox, Advisory Partner, Greylock
  • Patricia Freitas, Board Member,The Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
  • Jeffrey Harris, Professor, Columbia Business School
  • Scott Stern, Professor, Chair of the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management Group, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology