Born August 11, 1964, in Chelyabinsk
1987: Graduated from the Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy
2006: Graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of Public Administration (Faculty of Law)
1987 – 1996: Worked in healthcare and medicine
1998 -1999: Advisor to Chairman of the Board of RIA Vesti
1999-2004: Press Secretary at the Russian Healthcare Ministry
2004-2006: Assistant and later Press Secretary of Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov
2006-2007: Deputy CEO of the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company
2007-2008: Head of the Department of Public Relations, Information and Protocol of the Russian Government
2008-2012: Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass media
May 3, 2012: Appointed Head of the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media
Speaks English and French.
Married, with five children.