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Sergey Khmelevsky Russian

Sergey Khmelevsky
  • Post
    CEO of ITMO Highpark JSC
    Lead manager at the Science and Business Partnership Center



1999 – a Specialist’s degree in social anthropology, St. Petersburg State University

Academic activity

Since 2024 – the head of the Laboratory of Sociotechnical Systems Research, Sociological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

2020-2023 – a co-head of the Laboratory of Consciousness Research, Institute of Philosophy, Herzen State Pedagogical University

2017-2020 – the head of the Laboratory of Quantum Cognition and Intelligent Systems, ITMO University

2014-2020 – the head of a seminar on open innovations for corporations, Higher Economic School of St. Petersburg State University of Economics

2006-2017 – the head of strategic communications and the chair of the board, Institute of Regional Innovation Systems

Advanced training

2023 – an additional professional course on IP management, Summer School IP Pre-Masters" (ITMO)

2018-2019 – an additional professional course on urban studies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

2014 – an internship program on cooperation in the field of innovation infrastructure development, International Academy of Management and Technology (INTAMT), Germany

2010 – an internship program on technological transfer related to the development of innovations, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Professional activity

Since 2024 – the general director and venture partner of ITMO Venture Partners LLC

2021-present – the head of projects on commercialization and technology transfer, Technology Transfer Center, ITMO University

2020-present – CEO of ITMO Highpark Foundation

2018-present – the director general and head of strategic development at ITMO Highpark JSC

2015-2018 – the head and a venture partner at ITMO Highpark Project Office

2012-2016 – a co-founder and general director of the North-West Technology Transfer Center (Nanocenter of FIEP of RUSNANO)

2010-2011 – the head of the Technology Transfer Center, St. Petersburg Academic University

Until 2010, Sergey had worked as a development director in business schools, innovative and IT companies in Russia. Sergey is also a mentor and co-investor at several startups in agrotechnologies, quantum technologies, and AI.


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