Сергей Вихарев

Sergey Vikharev

Director, Emerging Technologies

KPMG in the CIS

Sergey has more than 10 years of professional experience in consulting and data analytics. He is also actively involved in academic research on decision making and choice modelling. Throughout several years his research received support from a number of science foundations, including presidential grants for leading Russian researchers. Sergey wrote more than 60 research articles and has several dozens of patents and intellectual property certificates. He has significant experience in digital transformation, market entry facilitation for startups, and technologies' commercialization.

In the Media


An article for SBER Pro on the outlook for automation in auto manufacturing.

Comments for RBC on end-to-end fare payments.

Comments for Inc. on the infrastructure for e-scooters in Russia.

Comments for TU Automotive on the e-scooter sharing market in Russia.

Comments for Kommersant on the planned expansion of AI technologies in Russia.

Comments for Kommersant on the request of the state research institute to allocate subsidies to localise the German software developer.

Comment for Kommersant on import substitution in IT.

Comment for Moscow: City of the Future on the use of digital twin cities for the development of transport infrastructure.

Comments for Kommersant on the proposal to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to adjust the criteria for recognising equipment produced by Russian companies as domestic.

Comments for Uralinformburo on digitalisation in education and healthcare.

Comments for Kommersant on the decreasing mass interest in investing in blockchain.

An interview for RBC TV on the roadmap for autonomous vehicles' development.

Comments for Kommersant on the government's initiative to obligate companies to switch exclusively to Russian IOT equipment to collect data on utilities, fire and environmental safety. 

Comments for Vedomosti on which companies may be affected by the prohibition on the use of foreign software in schools.

Comments for Moscow. The City of the Future on the effective strategy for the development of smart cities.

Comments for Vedomosti on using predictive analytics in modelling climate processes and ice erosion.

Comments for Kommersant on the intention of the Federal Institute of Digital Transformation of Education to purchase new forms of educational content for schoolchildren.​

Comments for Kommersant on the possible complexity of import substitution during the implementation of a digital transformation project for the Federal Penitentiary Service.

For an archive of the speaker's earlier comments, interviews, and articles for the media see here

Areas of expertise
Data Digital-driven transformation Risk Management Technology
Education and qualifications
  • Ural State University named after A.M.Gorky, PhD in Physics and Mathematics