Born in 1958 in g. Kirov, Kaluga region.
. In 1980 he graduated from the Economics Faculty of Moscow State University.
. Worked as researcher at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the USSR.
. In 1987 becomes the creator of public opinion research in the weekly Moscow News
. Simultaneously, he worked at a research center under the Soviet Sociological Association, Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
In 1987 - one of the leaders of the club "Perestroika" (r. Moscow).
. In 1989 the elections to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR helped the candidate for Sebastopol district of Moscow, director of the Institute of Economics of the socialist system, Academician Oleg Bogomolov.
. In 1990, during the elections in the People's Deputies, working with Nikolai Medvedev, Anatoly Shabad and Sergei Kovalev, the presidential election of 1991 - with Aman Tuleev.
. Since 1992 - head of the Center for Political and Social Research.
. In March 1992, together with Ekaterina Egorova and Andrei Gnatyuk established the Center for Political Consulting "Niccolo M" (Niccolo Machiavelli), who specializes in political image.
. Conducted the April 1993 referendum campaign on the support of the President and his economic policies, early election of the President and Parliament.
. In elections to the Duma in 1995 was one of the leaders of the campaign movement, Our Home - Russia "(NDR).
. In the presidential election of 1996, he worked at the image of Boris Yeltsin.
. In 1998 he was invited by the Democratic Party in the United States as an independent consultant to participate in the conduct of election campaigns in the U.S. Congress.
. Since 1999 - Member of the Club of Entrepreneurs "2015".
. He likes to buy books, although not find time to read them.
. Has a son.