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Pavel Kaplunov

Vice President for Cloud Services

Pavel Kaplunov was born in 1960. In 1982 he graduated with honors from the Moscow Electrotechnical Higher School of Telecommunications, whereafter he maintained a thesis to obtain a DEng degree. In 1986 - 1991 he was engaged in research activities at the Central Science Research Telecommunication Institute (ZNIIS).

From 1991 to 1996, he held positions of a technical and executive director in companies that developed and manufactured equipment for digital communication systems. In particular, he headed the companies RTK-Leasing, Resotrast, and Starttelecom.

From 1996 to 2002, Pavel Kaplunov was General Director of the company RTK-Leasing, which became the country's largest leasing company during this time. A number of large-scale projects and mergers in the field of communications and IT-technologies were implemented under his supervision.

Since 2015, Pavel Kaplunov has been managing Rostelecom-Data Center, a subsidiary of Rostelecom. The technological platform "RTK - Data Center" is a unique ecosystem with significant computational power and volumes of stored information. It includes data centers, communications networks, traffic exchange points, networks for delivery of content to the end user (CDN), a cloud platform not dependent on imports, as well as cloud services.