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15 July 2019

Is Innovation a Secret Box or a Methodology for New Products Development?

While the majority of companies do not have clear understanding on innovation, this model is getting wide spread....   more

26 January 2018

Brain Drain, Demographic Crisis in Ukraine and Possible Solutions

According to the official sources, 350 thousand engineers and scientists were involved in R&D in 1990. Today, their...   more

01 July 2019

Specifics of Innovation Project as a Prerequisite for Risks Management of an Investment Portfolio

The key difference between an innovation project and a conventional, traditional project for further quality management...   more

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Professional activity

Dmytro Shestakov is an expert in strategy and innovation management, PhD, MBA, PMP. He is the Managing Partner at the THINKERA innovation enabling company, the expert of UN Global Compact, the Board Member at the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School (Kmbs) Alumni Association, adjunct professor in innovations at Kmbs.

Working experience and education

Dmytro Shestakov has 15 years of experience in innovation management in Fintech, Big Data, Deftech, Cybersecurity, Solar energy, Agritech and Cryptoeconomic projects. He was collaborating with the biggest world innovation development organizations like DRDO (India) and DARPA (USA). Until recently, he acted in the position of the Strategy Adviser at the Energy Efficiency Fund and at the UNIT.City innovation park, the Head of Innovations at the SpetsTechnoExport, a leading state-run defence industry company, and in the position of the Head of Strategy and Technological Development at the Ukrainian Interbank Currency Exchange (UICE).
In 20013 Dmytro Shestakov was awarded the MBA degree at Kmbs and graduated the School of Strategy Architect (Kmbs) in 2017. He graduated the Doctoral School of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 2017. Since 2019 he has been certified PMP. Dmytro is the Member of PMI Kyiv Chapter and the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA). He is an author of international scientific papers on strategy, innovations and risk management.
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