Olga Dergunova( Head of Microsoft Corporation in Russia and CIS)
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Biography Olga Dergunova
(genus. May 15, 1965)
Head of Microsoft Corporation in Russia and CIS. At Microsoft 56 offices around the world, but Russia is headed by a woman.
Born May 15, 1965 in Moscow.
In 1987. graduated from the Faculty of Cybernetics of the New Economic Academy of National Economy. Plekhanov, cum laude.
She worked in a joint office Nauk SSSR, the Scientific Research Institute "Sunrise", the Academy of National Economy under the USSR Council of Ministers.
From 1990 to 1992. - Work in the joint venture "Paragraph".
From 1992 to 1994. - Work in JV Mikroinform ".
In 1991. graduated from the correspondence postgraduate study at the Academy of. Plekhanov, specializing in Computer Engineering and Programming ". In preparing the diploma work at the Computing Center of USSR Academy of Sciences, together with E. Veselov. From that moment began to engage in market promotion of software products.
Since 1990. work as director of the joint venture Mikroinform, Sales and Marketing. Major achievements - Promoting of domestic software products "Lexicon" and "Master". Working in this position, Olga has ensured that the local word processor "Lexicon" was a bestseller in Russia market (in 1992, the volume of its sales reached 30 000 copies, which was an absolute record in the software market).
In 1994. (18 months after the establishment of Microsoft office in Moscow), Olga Dergunova joined the Mission of Microsoft, becoming the thirteenth member of his. Her first major task was the launch of Microsoft Licensing (MOLP). This was the first program in Russia, when the software is not sold in boxes, as well as licenses. The difficult problem in a country where the piracy rate reached 99%. The program was a tremendous success, and sales to corporate customers grew by 100%. In the same period, Olga started a very successful program for the distribution channels, designed to meet the needs of corporate customers (Microsoft Solution Provider).
Since 1995, Mr.. - Olga was appointed head of Microsoft office in Moscow. Over the years since his appointment, Olga Dergunova managed to increase its staff Representatives from 20 to 70 people and bring an annual income from the level of the first million. dollars up to 30-40 million. dollars, despite the economic and political crises affecting the economy of Russia. Olga features the ability to react quickly to unforeseen changes, which helped Moscow office of Microsoft to survive during several political and economic crises in 1996-1998. In 1998-1999. Microsoft has been recognized CIS best international company for sound policies in regard to distribution channels. Olga Dergunova binds its success with that team, which she managed to collect and retain in the hard depression years. Managers of the Moscow office Microsoft, as well as other mission staff considered the best in Russia's computer industry.
"... I can responsibly say that Olga - the best general manager of Microsoft office in the region, for which I am responsible. Of course, all the eight general managers, working in Eastern Europe, are the best of the best. But Olga is a cut above all. "- Robert Clough, regional director for Eastern Europe at Microsoft
. Moscow State Institute of Economy named after Plekhanov
. Moscow, Russia (1983-1987 gg.)
. New Economic Faculty of Cybernetics, Academy of National Economy
. Plekhanov. Diploma with honors
Russian - native
English - fluent
2001. - According to The Wall Street Journal Europe Olga Dergunova is a list of 30 most influential women in European business (The Most Influential Businesswomen In Europe)
2000. The International Computer Club Award for "outstanding contribution to the domestic and international information technology industry"
1999. Russia Profil magazine and Ward Howell International. Rating of top managers in Russia. Number one in the category "Information technology and telecommunications industry".
1997. National Award for major contributions to the development of the technology. Dator Research Company, "Persons 'Top 100' information technology industry in Russia". Number one on the list throughout the IT industry.
1995-1999,. Mentioned in various Russian surveys among the top three winners. ( "Persons 'Top 100' information technology industry in Russia", "Top-pros", ICC, etc.)
1995. Microsoft Award of Excellence
East-West Institute (East West Institute), the Board of Directors
CLUB2015, Board of Directors
Russia State Federation of Education, Board of Directors