Ilya graduated from the Faculty of Sociology of Russian State University for the Humanities.

He came to marketing communications from journalism – he used to write about technologies and consumer electronics for several periodicals.

In 2010 he started working at ROSE PR agency, where he headed the newly organized SMM department. His first clients were Samsung and IAA.

In 2011 his passion for self-development and new knowledge brought him to Actis Wunderman, where he led the work on projects for Coca-Cola, Nokia, and Microsoft.

Since 2015 Ilya has been head of the whole SMM department. Nowadays his main clients are Audi, Canon, Electrolux, Yamaha, and Zoetis.

Ilya is a big fan of high-tech and interesting stories, which he gladly combines in his work.