Alexey LESNIKOV

Alexey Lesnikov

Representative and expert of the Russian Institute of Public Networks (RIPN);
Executive Director of Fiard.
Born August 17, 1961 in Moscow.

Education
1988: Graduated from Bauman Moscow Technical University.

Career
1992-2009: Director of the Russian Institute of Public Networks.
2000-2013: Executive positions at the Regional Network Information Center.
2006-2011: General Director of the Regional Network Information Center.
Since 2013: Executive Director at Fiard.
Took part in the establishment of the Relarn Association of Scientific and Educational Organizations - Computer Network Users; headed the association in 1992-1995. Worked as the coordinator of the RELARN-IP project, creating eight hubs in Russia and connecting over 80 universities to the internet. Took part in the creation of the MSK-IX Moscow exchange and the RBNET network for research and education.
Took part in creating the .RU domain registration system at the Russian Institute of Public Networks and developing registration regulations.
From 2001 to 2008 was a member of the board at the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ; in 2009-2011 was a member of its Council. Took part in the development of almost all key instruments regulating domain registration in .RU.

 

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