Board of Directors
Diginavis, Chairman of the Board
Mr. Nikiforov was born in Kazan in 1982. He graduated from Kazan State University, Faculty of Economics.
From 2001 tî 2005 he was Deputy Director of Kazan Portal and in the period of 2004–2005 – Deputy General Director of the Open Joint Company Modern Internet Technologies.
In August 2005 he took position of the IT Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan.
From 2006 to 2010 Mr. Nikiforov worked as a General Director of the Information Technologies Center of the Republic of Tatarstan.
On April 22, 2010 he was appointed Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Informatization and Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan.
From 2012 to 2018 he was Minister of Telecommunications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.
Currently he is a member of governing bodies of the following organizations: Chairman of the Board of Directors of LLC Diginavis, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Autonomous Non-profit organisation of higher education Innopolis University.
Mr. Nikiforov is married and has four children.
Mr. Nikiforov has the following State awards: Medal of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation “For Strengthening Military Cooperation” (2011), Letter of Acknowledgement of the President of the Russian Federation (2012, 2016), Order of Friendship (2014), Certificate of Appreciation of the President of the Russian Federation (2014), Badge of Honor of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation “For Merits in Organization of Election Campaign” (2018), P.A. Stolypin Medal I degree (2018).
Member of Rostelecom’s Board of Directors since 2018.