Speakers 2015 Роздрукувати
Yuriy Artemenko has three Diplomas of Higher Education in media, law and management. He has over 30 years’ experience in journalism, public activity and law.
He was the Head of the Zaporizhzhya Region State Administration and the founder of Zaporizhzhya Regional Independent Media Labor Union. Distinguished Journalist of Ukraine. He is the Member of the National Union of Journalists. Yuriy Artemenko has many state honors for his professional work.
Position: Responsible Secretary
Keteryna Kotenko has over 10 years’ experience in television sphere. Under her leadership, Television Industry Committee brought together four major television groups that contributed to the development of the television industry. She was involved in the developing of the single reliable and standardized currency of Ukrainian television market – TV measurement system.
Since 2002, Kateryna Kotenko has been a permanent member of public councils, working groups and expert colleagues in broadcasting sphere and media management. She was the jury member of international TV shows and festivals, such as Banff, TEFI Commonwealth and Impact Awards.
Company: ICTV TV Channel
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Aleksandr Bohutskiy graduated from the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Lviv.
Since 1991 worked as the editor of the first independent Ukrainian radio station “Radio Independence”. During journalistic career, worked in the press and on television. In 1994 Alexander Bogutskiy headed the press center of JSC “Tavria Games” and was unchanged leading of this music festival.
Since 2000 he has been the CEO of TV channel ICTV. From 2009 to 2012 headed the group StarLightMedia, which united channels ICTV, The New Channel, STB and M1. In 2012 he became a member of the investment advisory group EastOne, which implements strategies for managing businesses in the portfolio EastOne.
PhD in law.
Company: Media Group Ukraine
Yevgen Lyaschenko headed media holding Media Group Ukraine LLC in July 2014. Prior to that, he worked for two years as CFO Media Group Ukraine LLC. Yevgen Lyaschenko was appointed to the position of Financial Director of Media Group Ukraine in July 2012. Before joining the team of Media Group Ukraine LLC, Yevgen had been working in the financial and consulting industry for 16 years, 13 years of which at managerial positions. In 2011 to 2012 he held the position of Financial Director in Mining Machines Holding (SCM Group), in 2007 to 2011 – in London and Regional Properties Ukraine (international commercial real estate property management company), in 2005 to 2007 – Alaska Trade (fresh frozen fish and salmon caviar importer and distributor, warehousing property operator). At the position of Management Consultant Yevgen worked for TNK-BP Ukraine and Western NIS Enterprise Fund in 2003-2005. In 2002-2003 – Coca Cola Beverages Ukraine, where Yevgen held the position of Regional Director. In 2000 to 2002 Yevhen worked in Papastratos Ukraine Company at the position of Financial and Administrative Director. In 1998 to 1999 – Financial Director of Slobozhanska Budivelna Keramika (leader in the facing brick market), portfolio company of Western NIS Enterprise Fund (venture fund, USA). In 1997 to 1998 he worked in TACIS project of post-privatization support for industrial companies (consortium of Commerzbank, PWC and Irish Management Institute) at the position of Management Consultant. Yevgen graduated from the Economics Department (Economic Cybernetics) of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
Company: 1+1 Media
Aleksandr Tkachenko has been holding the position of the CEO in 1+1 Media since August 2008.
Aleksandr graduated from the Journalism Department at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
He started his professional career in 1988 as an editor and a host of the program “Molodizhna Studiya “GART” (“Youth Studio “GART”) on UT-1 TV channel. Eventually, he became a correspondent of the international news agency Reuters.
In 1993, he created the television company “Nova Mova” (“New Language”), which produced the analytical program “Pisliamova” (“Afterward”) with him himself as a host. “Pisliamova” premiered on UT-1 in autumn 1994, and started to air on 1+1 TV channel in two years. During this period, Oleksandr headed the news service TSN and became the Deputy CEO of 1+1 TV channel.
In 1998, Aleksandr left 1+1, focusing on developing of “Nova Mova.” During the year, the company produced the author’s program “Faces of the World” by Oleksandr Tkachenko for Inter TV channel. Among the program’s guests were the Dalai Lama, Pinochet, Jean Chrétien, Jacques Chirac and others.
In 1999, Aleksander Tkachenko was at the head of Novy channel, which became one of the three market leaders by the time of 2000. He hosted the debate between Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovych in the time of the presidential elections in 2004. In 2008, he worked in Moscow as the Deputy CEO of the REN-TV channel.
He produced the films “House with a Turret,” “Vysotsky. Thank God I’m Alive,” “At the River”. Also, he was the producer of a lot of popular TV series, including “Milkmaid from Hatsapetovka,” “Tomorrow Will Be Tomorrow,” “Hope as Evidence of Life”, “Polka-Dot Sky”, “Shoot, Now”, “Soothsayer”, and many others.
For several years, he hosted the author’s TV program “Tkachenko.UA” on 1+1 TV channel.
Company: Star Media
Position: Founder and General Producer
Member of the Russian Academy of Television,
Member of the Ukrainian Academy of Television,
Member of the Association of Producers of Ukraine,
Member of the Association of Film and Television Producers of Russia,
Member of the Producers Guild of Russia,
Member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (EMMY).
Vlad Ryashin was born on 12th July 1970 in Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
He has been working in the television industry since 1991 (successful as author, producer and host).
From 2001 though 2006 – President of the Board of the TV channel Inter (Ukraine).
From 2006 though 2013 – СЕО for Star Media.
Presently, Star Media is one of the largest producers and holders of rights to the television content in the Russian Federation and CIS, with No. 1 position in Ukraine and one of the TOP-3 positions in Russia.
Star Media produces the content in the following genres: theatrical movies, television series, docudramas, animation, telenovelas, formats.
Vlad Ryashin has produced over 300 feature films and series, animated cycles, documentaries, TV shows and musicals the rights to which are acquired by television channels in Eastern and Western Europe, China, Japan, USA, Israel, Middle East and other countries and regions.
Vlad Ryashin has been nominee and contender for international awards in the domains of cinema and television. Winner of the TEFI-2014 and Media Manager of Russia – 2014 awards.
Producer works by Vlad Ryashin have won or been nominated at international festivals or for international awards such as AFI (USA), the Monte-Carlo Television Festival (Monaco), WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival (USA), Seoul International Drama Awards (South Korea), the International Festival Bar (Montenegro), TEFI Awards (Russia), “The Golden Eagle” (Russia), “Kinoshock” (Russia), “Spirit of Fire” (Russia), the “Golden Chest” (Bulgaria), “Listapad” (Belarus), TV and Cinema Forum “Together” (Ukraine), the “Teletriumph” Award (Ukraine), the FSB (Federal Security Service of Russia) Award, the Yuri Ozerov Wartime Film Festival (Russia), the “Golden Knight” International Film Festival (Russia), the Youth Film Festival “Reflection” (Russia), and many others.
Selected films produced by Vlad Ryashin (by year of production):
2015 – TV series “Mata Hari”, TV series “The Cult”, TV series “The Attackers-2″, TV series “Officers’ Wives”, full length theatrical feature film “The Dawns Here are Quiet!” (directed by Renat Davletyarov), TV series “Under Military Law”, et al.
2014 – TV series “Sun of The Wolf”, TV series “The Cop-2″, docudrama “Lermontov”, docudrama “World War I”, et al.
2013 – TV series “The Attackers”, TV series “Maryina Roshcha”, TV series “Love for Love”, docudrama “Napoleonic Wars in Russia”, docudrama “The Romanovs”
2012 – TV series “Anna German”, “Hunting the Gauleiter”, “Spies Must Die. The Fox Hole”, “Spies Must Die. Snake in the Grass”, “Freud’s Method”, “The Bucket Squad”, “Three Days in the Life of Lt. Kravtsov”, “The District Police Officer”, TV movie “The Millionaire”, docudrama “Titanic” (premiered on Channel One Russia) et al.
2011 – TV series “Once upon a Time in Odessa”, “Trouble in Store”, “Island of the Unwanted”, “The Woodman”, “Caravan Hunters”, “Pick-Up”, “Fury”, , TV movies, “Two Tickets to Venice”, docudrama “Open Space” (premiered on Channel One Russia), TV show “Go Dance!” (two seasons broadcast on Inter (Ukraine)) et al.
2010 – full length theatrical feature film “The Weather Station” (directed by Johnny O’Reilly), TV series “Demons”, “Kotovskiy”, “Brother for Brother”, “Nano-Love”, “In the Forests and Mountains”, “Brothers-2”, “Sky on Fire”, “Yefrosinya”, TV movies “The Grass under Snow”, “Smile when Stars are Crying”, “Anti-Sniper” (parts 3 & 4), documentary “Vlad Galkin. Hard to be a Hero”, docudrama “The Great Patriotic War” et al.
2009 – full length theatrical feature film “O, Luckyman!” (directed by Eduard Parri), TV series “The River Wide”, “Brothers”, “Northern Wind”, “Spies Must Die. Crimea”, “Two Sides of Ana”, telenovela “Hot Ice”, TV movie “Under Strange Circumstances” et al.
2008 – TV series “Save Our Souls”, TV movies “Anti-Sniper” (parts 1&2), “Time to Be Happy”, “Teacher-in-Law”, “Downsizing the Family” et al.
2007 – TV series “Strange Mysteries”, “Spies Must Die”, “One Second Until…”, telenovela “The Guardian Angel”, TV movie “Extraterrestrial”, animated cycle “The History of the Russian State” (TV Centre, Russia), et al.
2006 – TV movies “The Untouchable Professor”, “Strange Christmas”, TV series “Code 202”, telenovelas “Blood Sisters”, “Romance in the City”, et al.
2005 – TV movies “Your Meal, Sir”, “Hunting the Shadow”, “Dead. Alive. Dangerous”, “Lady-Bankers” et al.
2004 – musicals “The Sorochyntsi Fair”and “The Twelve Chairs”, TV feature film “Joker”, et al.
2003 – musicals “Snow Queen”, “Figaro”, “After Two Hares”, TV feature film “Woman’s Intuition”, TV series “European Convoy”, et al.
2002 – musical “Cinderella”.
2001 – musical “Evenings on a Farm Near the Dikanka”.
Company: Vizeum Ukraine
Position: CEO Vizeum Ukraine
Date of Birth: November 2, 1970
Before joining Vizeum Ukraine he led Starcom agency to position No. 1 in Ukraine. He developed and launched successful Ukrainian TV channels: Mega, Pixel.He leaded the group of niche channels of Inter television group (Mega, Pixel, Enter-film, K2, MTV Ukraine).
Company: Starlight Media Group
Position: Director of Strategic Development
Fyodor Grechaninov – a graduate of Kyiv National Economic University. From 1996 to 2003 he worked at Alfa Capital Ukraine and Alfa-Bank, where he started as an equity analyst and was up-graded to Head of Corporate Finance.
Fyodor founded the investment banking firm Griffon Capital, which in 2007 was rebranded in Mosaic Group. In 2011-2012 was CEO of financial company “Socrates”.
Since 2012 – Director of Strategic Development, StarLightMedia.
Company: Starlight Media Group
Position: Development Director
Irina is expert of all-advertising coalition of the legal video content and video advertising in Ukraine. She has been working at media from 1995. Since July 2012 – Development Director of Starlight Media Group.
She graduated with honors degree from Kyiv National Economic University.
She headed marketing department of publishing house ‘Blits-Inform’ (newspapers ‘Biznes’, magazine ‘Natali’), commercial service of ‘MK in Ukraine’, then commercial and marketing departments of newspaper ‘Delovaya Stolitsa’. Since 2005 she was General Director of publishing house ‘Expert Ukraine’, then the First Vice-President of Holding ‘Media Invest Group’ (‘Expert’, ‘Economic News’, ‘Status’, LQ).
Position: Marketing Director
She has been at the head of the Marketing Department of PLUSPLUS and Bigudy TV channels since January 2014 and July 2015 respectively. During her time at the company, Iryna, together with a like-minded team, has brought the PLUSPLUS brand to the next level and continues working in this direction.
She has two higher degrees: the Specialist Degree in Computer Programming Systems from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and the Degree in Marketing and Management from the KNEU.
She started her career in 1996 working for Incom LTD as web designer. Iryna is a winner of the Grand Prize at the KIAF 1998. She spent 10 years working for Starlight Media holding company, 5 of them as the Marketing Director of the Sponsorship Sales House. In 2011-2012, she was the Marketing Director at Mail.ru Ukraine. Subsequently, she occupied the position of the Head of the Marketing Department at UMH.
Company: Group of companies “1+1 media”
Position: Head of Internet advertising sales
Started her media career in 2004 in print media. Maryna was responsible for promotion and sales of daily, weekly and monthly editions. For several years she was engaged in the sales of non-standard cross-media projects.
Since 2012 Maryna Kolesnikova has held the position of Head of Internet advertising sales at 1+1 media Group. Maryna takes an active part in the development of video-direction of the Group, she is one of the most active participants of the fight against piracy initiative “Chyste nebo”, initiates a series of multi-media projects at “1+1 media”
In February 2014 entered the top 35 young media-managers of Ukraine.
Company: Media Direction | OMD
Position: Managing Director
Professional with over 13 years of experience in media planning, statistics and mathematical analysis, strategic planning, product development and business consulting.
Thanks to the active position and the initiative of Tatiana advertising market of Ukraine has received a range of innovations in TV, outdoor advertising and digital. Under her leadership, in 2010 the agency Media Direction | OMD created a separate direction of services – Brand Metrics and they were the first who demonstrate to the market the whole spectrum of econometric modeling. In 2015 Media Direction | OMD presented to the advertising market VPlan – integrator of planning video campaigns on TV and on the Internet.
Media Direction Ukraine|OMD has been named Ukraine’s most effective media agency for three consecutive years (Effie Awards, Ukrainian Advertising Coalition 2012-2014). It is a part of communications group AGAMA communications, and an exclusive representative of OMD network in Ukraine. TOP-10 media agency in Ukraine according to 2013 billings (Ukrainian Advertising Coalition’s rating).
Company: Kwendi Media Audit
Position: managing partner at Kwendi Media Audit
Svetlana works in media since 1986, started at the Ukrainian State Television. She was Media director of Linea12/McCANN ERICKSON (from 2001 – MD of Universal McCANN) for 10 years. In 2006 Svetlana headed Kwendi Media Audit.
She earned MBA degree in International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv).
Andrey started his career in advertising business in 1995 in Provid/BBDO agency, where he advanced from media-planner to media-director position. He was appointed to managing director of media agency Media Direction Ukraine, where he worked from 2001 to 2004.
In 2004-2005 – marketing and public relations consultant at STB channel.
In 2005 г. founded Kwendi expert group. Since 2009 года – partner of Kwendi+RMA company.
In 2001-02 lectured theory and practice of advertising in Kiev Institute of International Affairs. In 2008 – media jury member of the Kiev International Advertising Festival.
Position: Managing Director
More than 15 years in the media business. He is with the ADV Group Ukraine since 2012. Previously he worked at agencies: Ark JWT, Bates Saatchi & Saatchi, DMB&B / D’Arcy / MediaVest, MediaExpert MediaedgeCia, Mindshare.
He has work experience with many clients in various product categories, including P&G, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Beiersdorf, Actavis, NAT/National Alcohol Traditions, BAT, Wrigley, Visa, Sony, LG, Hyundai-KIA, MTC, LVMH etc.
Company: All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition
Maxim Lazebnik during last 16 years is an organizer of most important for Ukrainian advertising market events, such as: Effie Awards Ukraine, Kyiv International Advertising Festival, ADC*UA Club and Awards, WOW DONE AWARDS non-media marketing festival, Ad Black Sea international advertising festival, Ukrainian Design: The Very Best Of, KAKADU awards, Best Marketing Practices conferences and a lot of different researches, agencies’ ratings, legal regulations of advertising, etc.
Company: Dentsu Aegis Network Ukraine
Position: CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network Ukraine
Date of Birth: August 3, 1968
Work experience in the media industry – more than 20 years.
Oleksandr Gorokhovskyi graduated from Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (Mechanical Engineering).
1993 – started his career in media business in AITI/Carat (Carat Ukraine) advertising agency. 1998 – 2010 – head of the Carat Ukraine company.
Since 2010 – CEO of Dentsu Aegis Media Ukraine.
Company: AGAMA communications
Position: Executive Chairman
Tatyana Vasilenko is Executive Chairman at AGAMA communications, member of the Board of directors at the Atlantic Group. She is the “Trace in advertising” award winner for significant contribution to the development of the advertising market in Ukraine.
In 1994, Tatyana founded PROVID, which became first full service agency in the country and which remains industry leader for the last 20 years.
15 agencies specialized in media, creative, PR and digital expertise were founded under her leadership. In 2013 they were united in AGAMA communications group of companies. The Group’s portfolio includes more than 250 international and Ukrainian clients.
Tatyana Vasilenko is a graduate of Executive Program of Singularity University, one of the most innovative educational institutions in the world, located on the territory of the NASA Research Center in Silicon Valley, USA. She received business education in high schools in the USA (William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Business Schools) and in the UK (Executive Development Program at Henley Management College).
Company: GroupM Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova
GroupM CEO Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova since october 2013.
2010-2013 Invention and Business Development Partner at Mindshare Russia.
2007-2010 P&G CIS Planning AOR Leader at MediaCom Russia.
Start of the career at Optimum Media Ukraine in 2001.
Company: ZenithOptimedia Ukraine
Position: Managing Director & CEO
Experience in advertising industry: 15 years in local and international media agencies, started as media planner assistant and working now as managing director for one of biggest agencies in Ukraine.
Denis’ current career is strongly connected to ZenithOptimedia in Ukraine – in 2007 he was appointed media director to newly launched agency and one year later he became CEO. Since 2008 ZenithOptimedia is always in TOP-5 Ukrainian media agencies according to the All-Ukrainian advertising coalition rankings.
Education: Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, Institute of International Relations, Department of International Information; MBA, kmbs.
Company: Media Group Ukraine
Position: Director for Strategic Marketing
Director for Strategic Marketing at ‘Media Group Ukraine’ since April 2011. 2009-2010: Director for Strategic Marketing at National Media Group CJSC (Moscow, Russia). 1996-2008: Creative Director, Head of Creative Projects Department at 1+1 TV Channel, ‘Studio 1+1’ Television and Radio Company LLC. 1998-2010: General Director and Chairman of the Board of ‘1+1 Video Design’ CJSC (brands of Ukrainian TV channels ‘Kino’, ТЕТ, ICTV, Russian TV channels ‘Channel 5’, REN, ZhiVi, STS, and American ‘TV Series World’). Olga is an author of master classes in and publications on branding and creativity in printed and online mass media, winner of BDA/PROMAX international contests, a medalist at the New York Television Festival, and a recipient of numerous awards in television design and branding sphere, in particular, a six-times winner of the Teletriumph Prize (Ukraine). A member of the Academy of Russian Television and a permanent member of the jury of international BDA/PROMAX television design contest since 1998. Olga Zakharova represents ‘Media Group Ukraine’ assets at various international and national contests. Olga Zakharova is a graduate of the Faculty of Architecture at Kyiv State Institute of Arts.
Company: Novy Kanal
Position: Chief producer
Graduated from the Moscow State University with majors in politology and philosophy, PhD (kandidat nauk) in politology. Sergey worked at TV shows ‘Time/Vermia’ (Perviy kanal), ‘Today/Segodnia’ (NTV channel), ‘The Other Day/Namedny’. His project ‘Maximum’ for a long time defined an image of NTV channel. During six years mr. Evdokimov was vice manager of the NTV Directorate of Prime-Time Broadcasting. Beyond NTV Sergey participated in launch of the TV shows ‘Talk Show of Tigran Keosayan’ (Ren-TV), popular science TV magazine ‘Progress with Pavel Lobkov’ (5 channel), parody show ‘All as We Want/Vse Po-Nashemu’ (STS), etc. From 2014 Sergiy Evdokimov is a chief producer at Novy Kanal national Ukrainian broadcaster.
Company: 1+1 Production
Position: General Producer
Victoriia Liezina-Masliana is a successful media manager. She started her television career in 1999. For a long time, she worked as an editor in the field of documentary, social and political journalism; she was creative producer of big entertainment shows, executive producer, and head of production unit.
Now, she is the General Producer of 1+1 Production, producing content for 1+1 Media Group. Production of television programs of various genres is carried out under her management; such genres include reality, large entertainment shows (The Voice, The Great Bake Off), documentary special projects, scripted reality, and TV series. In addition, she supervises development and production of digital content, as well as in-house formats (finalists of Frapa Awards).
Company: Star Media (Ukraine)
Position: General Manager
Born on 11 May, 1980 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Graduated from the Kyiv State Maritime Academy in 2002 with a degree in law.
2003 -2007 years: Lawyer for Video International, Saatchi & Saatchi, Young & Rubicam.
2007 – 2015 years: Lawyer for the group Star Media Group.
Since 2015: General Manager for Star Media (Ukraine).