Svetlana Balanova


About speaker

Svetlana Balanova has headed IBS since 2012. She worked for 3M before – since 1993 – in different positions, in particular as a president of the international business ‘Electronic Monitoring’ and headed 3M branches in Ukraine and Russia for some years. She became the first Russian national – the General Director of 3M Russia.

She has been included in the list of the best top managers in the IT industry in the framework of the ‘Top 1000 Leading Managers of Russia’ annual rating of the Russian Managers Association (AMR) and Kommersant Publishing House in 2014–2017.

She has taken a degree of MBA at the Open University Business School in the UK. She graduated with honours from the Moscow State Linguistic University.