Born June 21, 1961 in Moscow into a family of Cinematographers.
One course was in MADI, then in 1984 graduated from the evening department of the Faculty of Economics Institute of Cinematography. Also graduated from the Advanced Directing Courses at the Radio and Television of the USSR.
Since 1979 - the administrator, assistant director of film editors CB Radio and Television of the USSR. He worked in the programs of the Club kinoputeshestvennikov "," In the world of animals "etc.. After military service he worked directed program "to Text," in 1987 was one of the founders and director of "Kinoserpantin.
. From 1991 to 1993 - the principal director and head of the studio "Team-2 (K-2) All-Russia State Television and Radio Company (VGTRK).
. From 1993 to 1994 he worked in the studio by Nikita Mikhalkov's "TriTe" (Partnership, Creativity, Work).
. From 1994 to 1995 - general producer JSC "Moscow Independent Broadcasting Corporation (MNVK).
. From 1995 - general director of a television studio "Aladdin", produced with 2 January 1995 on TV channel TV-6 Moscow "Daily Program" Highway Patrol ", and from February to April 1995 - the daily program" Operation "on Channel ORTV
. He was the chief director of "Highway Patrol".
. Since March 1996 - deputy chairman of VGTRK - Director of the Directorate of Television Broadcasting (the TV channel Russia "and" Russia's Universities ").
. On November 20, 1996 - first deputy chairman of VGTRK.
. From January to July 1997 - co-producer of the entertainment program "Good Evening with Igor Ugolnikova.
. Since July 1997 - General Producer of the JSC "Production Center Video International.
. From April 1998 - General Director of JSC "NTV-graphy."
. From 1998 to 1999 - producer of "Arina" on NTV channel.
. From June 25 to July 12, 1999 - vice president - general producer OAO "TV Center".
. Since July 1999 - new General Director of NTV-graphy.
. Since December 1999 - CEO, Television special.
. He was married to Arina Sharapova
. Has two children.