Ekaterina is the Head of Entrepreneurship Programs at the Center for Entrepreneurship LLC, a private development organization helping to build vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystems in Russian regions. The Center has been GEW Russia host since 2007. As part of her duties, Ekaterina manages the Center's GEN programming, including Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Huddle and recruiting Russian delegates to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress.
Before joining the Center, Ekaterina worked in large-scale projects in Russia, the United States and the United Kingdom, primarily related to catalyzing entrepreneurship ecosystem development, innovation speed-up and startup growth. Her core expertise lays in setting up and managing acceleration & incubation programs, organization of international business conferences, fundraising and project management. Ekaterina writes her own blog on Snob.ru, publishes articles and interviews with famous entrepreneurs and businessmen on Inc Russia and Forbes Russia. She is a co-founder of the Singularity University Moscow Chapter in Russia and a research associate at the Center for Global R&D and Innovation (GLORAD).