Rafail Salikhov
IT business partner, LENTA
Rafail Salikhov
About the speaker
Was born in 1981. Received a pre-university education with the qualification of a technician-programmer at the State Institute of Precision Mechanics and Optics. Graduated with honors from the St. Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics with a degree in Management at a Transport Enterprise. He defended his Ph.D. thesis in the field of supply chain management.

He started his career in 2005 as an international transport specialist in a logistics company. Then he worked in the field of consulting in logistics, taught at the Higher School of Economics and SPbGIEU.

In 2012, he joined Orkla Brands Russia, where he was initially involved in planning production and logistics operations in a distributed production network from the Urals to North-West Russia. Six months later, he was engaged in the setting and IT-automation of sales forecasting processes, then setting up the S&OP process and analytical support of the commercial service.

From 2015 to 2018, he held managerial positions in IT integrators IBS and ALPE Consulting, where he was engaged in the practice of retail automation and FMCG, where he collaborated with federal chains and large FMCG companies.

In 2018, he joined the Symphony RetailAI team as Director of Consulting for Russia and the CIS.

Since 2019, he has been working for Lenta as an IT business partner in the direction of business functions of commerce and supply chain management.