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Leonid Volkov

Founder, Internet Protection Society, Moscow

Leonid Volkov was campaign manager and chief of staff for Alexei Navalny’s 2013 mayoral campaign for Moscow, as well as Alexei Navalny’s attempt to get registered for the 2018 presidential election. Currently, Leonid oversees all regional political operations of the Russia’s Future Party. He is a former deputy of the Yekaterinburg City Duma and the head of the central election committee of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council.  Leonid has over 20 years of experience as an IT professional, running and consulting several of Russia’s largest software firms. Together with Fyodor Krasheninnikov he published three editions of “The Cloud Democracy”, a book on how modern technology could re-shape and re-define democracy and elections. Leonid is also founder of the Internet Protection Society, a NGO focused on internet freedom and digital rights in Russia.
Updated: May 1, 2019