Ivan Begtin
Updated March 2014
Director at NGO "Informational Culture"

I am director at NGO "Informational Culture" and founder of OpenGovData.ru and Hubofdata.ru projects and lot's of other Russian e-Government and open government projects.

I've received two awards as journalist. One is 4'th power 2011 year and another pressZvanie 2012. 

I am member of Open Knowledge Foundation working group related to open data.

Earlier I was programmer, system architect and project manager as employee of few Russian system integration companies for lot's of corporate and government projects. 

I have more than 6 years experience in Russian procurement automation, e-Government and open government projects. 

Right now I lead lot's of Russian open government projects


CEO, Coowner

  • Laboratory of Intelligend Data Analysis
  • May 1, 2009 - Current
  • Open Government and e-Government projects. OpenData projects. Building data Processing services from scratch.

Owner, Architect

  • Enotpoiskun.ru
  • Jan 1, 2007 - Current
  • Current project Enot Poiskun (Racoon The Searcher) - http://enotpoiskun.ru Russian procurement in Web 2.0 style

Аккаунт менеджер

  • Единые торговые системы
  • Jun 1, 2008 - May 1, 2009
  • Руководство проектами в области e-Gov. Участие в НИР и НИОКР.

Senior Architect / Development Group Manager

  • Compulink
  • Feb 1, 2005 - Jan 1, 2007
  • Senior software and solution architecture. Managing software and QA engineers. Writing company development policies. Building complex web and data clustering solutions Expertise in procurement systems GOST 19 and 34

System architect

  • EPAM
  • Nov 1, 2003 - Feb 1, 2005
  • Modelling software architectures, senior development

Software developer

  • Biolink
  • Dec 1, 2000 - Nov 1, 2003
  • General Windows Development (C#/C++/Python) Automating software products testing (C#/Java/Python) Embedded linux development (C/C++/Python) General Linux Development (C/C++/Python/PHP) Web-development (PHP/ASP/MSSQL) Wrote solutions for BioAPI biometrics standards


  • NGO "Informational Culture"
  • Mar 1, 2012 - Current
  • Director of Informational Culture NGO. Organization dedicated to open government and open data in Russia and globally.


  • Open Knowledge Foundation Russia
  • Sep 1, 2013 - Current
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