Mikhail Tykuchinskiy

Skolkovo Foundation, Development Director

About speaker

Since 2012 Mikhail Tykuchinsky has been the Development Director of the Energy Efficiency Cluster, focusing on the heavy machinery, construction and infrastructure, metallurgy, oil&gas, electric power, transportation industries. Mikhail is responsible for setting up efficient cooperation programs between large corporations and external innovation ecosystem. Ensures the success of the commercial development of the startups by supporting implementation of their technologies in large corporations. Since 2013, Mikhail is also in charge of the cross-industrial cooperation of the Skolkovo Foundation with large corporations. Thanks to his work, dozens of major Russian and international corporations from various industries implemented joint projects with startups, began active work on a model of open innovation, created their own innovation centers in Skolkovo. Prior to joining the Skolkovo Foundation, Mikhail worked for more than 10 years at one of the leading international consulting companies, providing support to companies from various industries on improving business performance, making investments in emerging markets, building accounting systems and building reports. He worked in Russia, China and Ukraine. Mikhail is a graduate of the Economic Cybernetics Department at St. Petersburg State University