Andrey Vorobyev — Coordination Center For TLD .RU/.РФ

Director of Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ.

In 1999, Andrei Vorobyov graduated with honors from Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT) as an engineer-technologist of transport machine building.
In 2006, he received a second degree from Russian State Institute of Intellectual Property, the faculty of law (“Legal protection of intellectual property”).

In 2008-2009, he received additional professional education in economy at International Academy of Appraisal and Consulting. He studied on the faculty of Business Appraisal and specialized in Appraisal of Intellectual Property.

In 1998, Andrei Vorobyov started working on television in Troitsk. He had a great career progress from a correspondent to Chief Information Officer. From 1999 to 2000 he was the press secretary of the Mayor of Troitsk.

He started working in domain industry in 2001 at the Russian Institute for Public Networks (RIPN). After a unit of RIPN that dealt with domain registration was unbundled, Andrei Vorobyov became the director of public and government relations of RU-CENTER domain registrar.

In 2015, Andrei Vorobyov has become the Director of Public Relations at Internet Development Institute. In October 2015, he has become the Director of the Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ.

Over the years, he has become a well-known expert in Internet projects PR and legal support. He has several scientific publications devoted to the protection of rights of Internet intellectual property owners and issues of information security.

In 2012, Andrei was elected co-chairman of the RAEC Commission of hosting providers and registrars. Since 2014 he has been a member of ROCIT’s board.

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