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"HSE is Like a Huge Machine for Generating Passion for New Subjects"

"HSE is Like a Huge Machine for Generating Passion for New Subjects"
HSE ICEF graduate Yaroslav Kolodyazhnyy left investment industry for IT and is currently running Corporate Department projects at Yandex office in Dubai. In this interview with Success Builder, Yaroslav shares why he thinks it’s wise for students to network, why job search strategies can fail, and what project managers are responsible for at Yandex.

"HSE teaches you how to do your best to make it to the top"

"HSE teaches you how to do your best to make it to the top"
A BSc graduate of Faculty of Economics and MSc graduate of ICEF, Artem Gudov chose to work in business and was successfully leading the investment departments of such giants as OZON and M.Video—El Dorado. Currently a Chief Financial Officer at Dubai-headquartered Eqvilent Group, Artem shares why he quit banking for industry, why the future belongs to marketplaces, and how to thrive on high-frequency trading.

‘Live and learn, or you will simply disappear from view!’

‘Live and learn, or you will simply disappear from view!’
A 2002 ICEF Bachelor’s alumnus Vasily Storozhuk has also graduated from the London Business School, Northwestern University and Wharton Business School, as well as defended his thesis at MSU. He is now the CFO at UGMK Holding, and also Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Koltso Urala” Bank. In the following interview, he recounts why it is important to regularly update one’s knowledge, how to put one’s experience to good use career-wise and why it is important to have a forward-looking perspective.

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities
Dmitry Aksakov completed the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then entered MSc programme at the University of Oxford and, after having worked at Deutsche Bank, studied for an MBA at Yale University. Now he is Vice-president at the VEB Development Corporation

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’
Asan Kurmanguzhin graduated from the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then enrolled on the MSc programme at the London School of Economics. After having worked in McKinsey he also received an MBA from Harvard. He is now a CEO at SberMarket, a part of Sberbank’s ecosystem. SberMarket is a successful online grocery delivery service, which was recently launched all around Russia. In the interview Asan spoke about career building in the technological sphere, e-commerce and the main difficulties of studying on the MBA.

Companies about ICEF graduates

Companies about ICEF graduates
ICEF graduates make successful careers in leadingcompanies both in Russia and abroad. Among the graduates, over 1750 to date, there are lots of great specialists, who contribute to the development of business and industry.Top managers of the leading companies share their opinions about ICEF graduates, talk about who they want to recruit in the financial field and in consulting and what demands are placed on the candidates.

Perpetual coffee, personality crisis, and careers in GameDev: ICEF alumni have hosted Unconference

Perpetual coffee, personality crisis, and careers in GameDev: ICEF alumni have hosted Unconference
The pre-New Year period traditionally brings together ICEF alumni for what is known as Unconference. Offering a unique experience, unfolded from onstage (or Zoom) by the alumni, this year’s Unconference featured un-PowerPoints telling all the truth about job search and how “failure” has become a norm, what mobile games industry is really all about and why big data is just hype.