Born October 13, 1956 in g. Atkarsk Saratov region. Father - a mechanic, mother - a teacher.
Since 1975 worked as instructor of cultural-mass work.
In 1978 graduated with honors from Department of Physics, Saratov State University (HKSAR). During his studies was Lenin scholar, the faculty responsible for amateur. After graduation he was assigned as an engineer at the Department of Chemical Physics of the HKSAR and read there a course of lectures.
. From 1979 to 1980 he worked within a team of agitation trains newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" on the BAM.
. One and a half years he studied at the Higher Komsomol School in Moscow.
. In 1980 - 81 - Head of propaganda trains "Leninsky Komsomol" on a trip to Nechernozemie.
. Since 1982 - at the Komsomol.
. From 1987 to 1988 - deputy editor of the main editorial programs for the youth of CB Radio and Television of the USSR.
. From 1988 to 1992 - chief editor of the main editorial programs for the youth of CB Radio and Television of the USSR, then - RGTRK "Ostankino"
. He was one of the initiators of the MP "Sight and others" ( "Type").
. From 1992 to 1993 - Director of MOT Experiment RGTRK Ostankino, in 1993 - first deputy director RGTRK Ostankino.
. Since October 1993 working in JSC "Moscow Independent Broadcasting Corporation, TV-6 Moscow" (MNVK)
. He was executive director MNVK.
Since 1994 - CEO, Vice President MNVK.
Since February 1996 - President MNVK. Upon return E. Sagalayev - CEO, First Vice-President MNVK.
June 10, 1999 was re-elected Director General MNVK. Also sat on the board of directors MNVK.
Is friends with Edward Salagaev, as well as with the Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki. Is the godfather of Ivan Demidov.
Married. Has two children.