Behind the Scenes with: Andrey Sebrant
What are the big tech giants of this world doing behind the scenes with their cutting edge research? And what are the consequences of this for your personal data? Andrey Sebrant, director of Strategic Marketing of Russian tech giant Yandex and will provide us with an insight into the backstage of our digital lives.
Andrey Sebrant was born in Moscow in 1954. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1977, and until 1995, he was involved in experimental studies of laser and plasma physics.In 1995, Andrey left scientific research and started a career in internet business. For the last 15 years, he has been working for Yandex, a public Russian technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence. Yandex is one of the biggest European tech companies.
Sebrant identifies himself as a ‘hardcore techno-optimist’ and is ready to defend this view in any public discussion, as well as presenting some examples of collaborations with artists who use technology.