The WSF Team is proud to announce that Ilya V. Ponomarev, Member of State Duma will be a speaker at Warsaw Security Forum 2015.

He is a Russian politician, member of the State Duma, and a technology entrepreneur. Ponomarev has been active in politics for 20 years, combining international operational and investment experience working in high technology industries with a primary focus on IT and energy.

His previous positions include Vice president of Yukos Oil Company, Director for Business Development and Marketing in CIS for Schlumberger Oilfield Services, and Vice President for strategy, regional development and government relations at IBS. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (IT), Council for Foreign and Defence Policies, Council for National Strategy, and a fellow at the “Open Russia” foundation.