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CV, Currently Russia Based CISO Seeking Work In Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 31256
(05/13/1980, male)
List top 5 skills: business continuity, information security, it security, penetration testing, risk management
Short Bio:

I am a Cybersecurity Senior Manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers Moscow, Russia. I am leading consulting projects of different nature – from security strategy development to penetration testing. Prior to that I used to be a Regional CISO of PricewaterhouseCoopers Central and Eastern Europe (29 countries from Czech Republic to Mongolia), IT Security manager of PWC Russia and IT Security Analyst at Philip Morris International.

Current location: 

Moscow, Russia - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, IT and Technology, other

Spoken languages: 

english, Russina

Locations I am interested in working:

Czech Republic, Netherlands

Educaton & Certifications


• 2003 — State University of Humanitarian Science, Master of Arts

• CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

• CISM – Certified Information Security Manager

• CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker

• ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst

• ITIL foundation


• 2015 — Efficient selling, PwC

• 2014 — Certified Ethical Hacker part 2 (ECSA & LPT), EC-Council

• 2013 — Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council

• 2012 — Coaching masterclass, PricewaterhouseCoopers

• 2011 — People management and motivation, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Prior to that (since 2003) I passed a large number of technical and soft skills trainings on different topics.

Work Experience

09.2014 – present
PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory OOO — Senior Manager, Cybersecurity department

– Established the Center of Competence in Cybersecurity field for the PwC CIS network of firms (the lab, the team, the market strategy, internal and client awareness)

– Conducted and facilitated large number of security-related projects in Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, other countries (security strategy development, applications security analysis, penetration testing, etc.)

– Led a number of Cybersecurity public events for PwC clients, spoke at different conferences, published articles

07.2011 – 08.2014
PricewaterhouseCoopers Russia BV — Regional Chief Information Security Officer, Central and Eastern Europe

– Led Information Security function in the Central and Eastern Europe region – 29 countries, more than 50 offices, 8000+ staff, 7 Security Officers team

– Developed and implemented business-focused Information Security Strategy

– Implemented regional ISMS according to the ISO 27001 standard

– Achieved high level of compliance with PwC internal and international security standards (top 10% among PwC network of firms worldwide)

– Built regional Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery programs, led large number of DR tests, including those of a regional Data Center

– Established security support and security services portfolio for a multimillion dollar business of PwC regional data center located in Prague

– Project managed a number of technical implementations and supporting processes (SIEM and SOC, IPS, Endpoints protection, etc.)

12.2007 – 06.2011
PricewaterhouseCoopers Russia BV — IT Security Manager, Russia

– Led Russian IT Security function

– Implemented Information Security Management System according to ISO 27001 standard

– Established privacy legislation compliance for PwC Russia firm

– Led large number of technical implementations – Vulnerability management, Intrusion prevention, Access management, DLP, Endpoint Encryption, etc.

03.2005 – 12.2007
Philip Morris Sales and Marketing – IS Analyst Security

– Implemented and managed technical security solutions (vulnerability management, access management, antivirus, IDS, etc.)

– Supported CISO in Information Risk Management, Business Continuity Planning, Third-party security assessments.

– Developed and implemented security monitoring tool for the global PMI organisation (located in Switzerland).

Prior positions:

09.2003 – 02.2005 Philip Morris Sales and Marketing – Associate IS Technical Analyst

01.2000 – 09.2003 Limited society “ELNAP” – Technical specialist


English – fluent

Russian – native

Projects Portfolio

– Security strategy and program development, ISMS implementation (multiple projects) – 2014-2015

– Penetration testing of electronic payment and other applications (multiple projects) – 2014-2015

– Regional Business Continuity Planning program implementation 2013-2014

– Acquisition of Technical Data Protection license for Russian entity. 2013-2014

– Regional IT Continuity Planning 2011-2013

– Regional data center security architecture development and implementation. 2010-2012


– Wide range of soft skills mastered through management of geographically distributed international teams, close collaboration with regional-level senior management and representation of the firm in front of C-suite clients’ executives.

– Good technical knowledge of security field – from technologies to penetration testing techniques applied in multiple internal and client projects, confirmed with such certificates as CISSP, CEH, ECSA

Public Activities

Starting from 2008 I’ve published many security-related articles in different magazines, conducted a lot of public presentations and spoken at various professional forums. I am also acting as a scientific advisor for Information Security Officer MBA students at Russian Academy of National Economy (

Hobbies, Etc.

Sports, pentesting, traveling