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Prof. Alexander Bernstein
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Russian Federation

Prof. Bernstein started his career at the Research Institute of Automatic Equipment in 1969, where he was developing mathematical models and algorithms for computer networks. At the same time, he was engaged in mathematical statistics. For research in this field he received the Candidate of Sciences Degree in Physics and Mathematics from Steklov Mathematical Institute of USSR Academy of Sciences (Leningrad branch) in 1973 and the Doctor of Sciences degree in Physics and Mathematics in 1987 from the Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of Moscow State University. In 1982, the Higher Attestation Commission awarded him with the rank of Senior Research Scientist in the Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics. In the year of 1991, the Higher Attestation Commission awarded Alexander with the academic rank of Professor in the field of Intelligent Technologies and Systems.

In 2002, Alexander joined the Software Engineering Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences to lead the projects in developing data analysis and applied mathematics software. Prior to joining Skoltech, Alexander held the positions of Chief Researcher at the Institute for System Analysis RAS and Lead Scientist in the Data Analysis Research Lab at the Institute for Information Transmission Problems RAS. At the same time, he had part-time full professor positions at National Research University Higher School of Economics and Moscow Institute of Physics and technology.

Prof. Joachim Griesbaum
University of Hildesheim, Germany

Prof. Dr. Joachim Griesbaum was born in Lahr/Schwarzwald, Germany, in 1971. He obtained his doctoral degree in Information Science in 2006 from the University of Konstanz in Germany. In 2008 he joined the University of Hildesheim. He has more than 60 papers published in international journals and conferences. His research interests include Social Media, E-Learning, Knowledge Management and Online Marketing.

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Prof. Atour Taghipour
University of LeHavre, France

Atour TAGHIPOUR is an Associate professor and the head of an international management master program at the University of Le Havre in France. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal in Canada. He received two masters’ degrees, one in Management, Logistics & Strategy and other in Industrial Engineering. He has more than ten years of experiences as a manager in automobile industries. He has published two books and many research papers in international journals. His areas of research are supply chain and operations management.