Ivan But

Ivan is currently work for Google Ireland. He was a Program Coordinator at GameChangers and the 2nd season graduate. He was born in Yessentuki and finished secondary education with honors. Afterwards he moved to St. Petersburg, where he entered the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University and successfully achieved bachelor degree of International Management. In 2010 Ivan studied at Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen on the exchange program. In 2010-2012 he worked at Novotel and at BusinessLink Training. 

Along with working and studying, Ivan has been participating in several business games and competitions and became MTS-club member. Ivan is professionally interested in entrepreneurship, web-technologies, business coaching and self-improvement. He also admires art and sports: he had been playing in the school theatre and won lots of chess competitions. Ivan is fond of mountains and dreams of visiting Antarctica one day.

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GameChangers Portfolio:
graduate project Cross-Disciplinary Project Management Program (sf)
best homeworks

E-commerce Players for Banking Track (report and slides)
(with Olga Yanyuk and Vladimir Aluferov)
Reviewers: OpenWay company representatives

SPb Software Corporate Issues (part1 and part2)
(with Aleksandra Vachnadze and Mikhail Vink)
Reviewer: Olga Steidl, CEO Talkbits, formely Global Marketing Director at SPb Software

IT Industry Overview. Norway (report)
Reviewer: Philipp Delgyado, formely Project Architect at Yandex

System Integrators Research. Gazprom Automatation (pdf)
Reviewer: Sergey Dmitriev, GameChangers Program Director


General Portfolio:
academic

Research Paper for Strategic Management Society Conference 2012 (abstract)
(with Galina Shirokova, Associate Professor at GSOM SPSU and
Gina Vega, Professor at Salem State University)


Skills & Interests:
useful skills for project work financial and economic business issues comprehension, analytical thinking, rational creativity, ability for productive communication
book which changed my mind F.M. Dostoevsky, "Prestuplenie i nakazanie"
favorite TED video Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity