s, management a nd business leadership, and economics in Denmark, Taiwan and US. Since the onset of the Russian reforms, he serv ed for more than a decade as Chief of Staff to late PM Yegor Gaidar. His background also includes private sector and acade mic activities. In 2008, he joined the Сoordination Сenter for .RU top level do main as Head of G https://yandex.ru overnment and Internation al Relations and contr https://yandex.ru ibuted to the successful launch of the Cyrillic-script IDN ccTLD .РФ and the launch of new gTLDs . ДЕТИ (kids) and .TAT AR. In February 2015, he was app
d as General Manager of the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD). As a member of the RIGF Organizing Committee, Leonid has also been engaged in cr
eation and pro motion of the Russian Internet Governance Forum, the biggest event of its kind across Eastern and Central Europe and the post-Soviet Space. He also sits on the Multistakeholder Steering Group of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). In 2013-2014, he sat on the ISOC Advisory Business Council and currently is a member of the CCNSO ICANN’s Strategic and Operations Plan Council and observer at the CCNSO Council.