Mikhail Tykuchinsky has been the Director for Development of the Energy Efficiency Cluster of the Skolkovo Foundation since 2012. Responsible for setting up efficient cooperation programs between large corporations and external innovation ecosystem in the electric power, construction, housing and communal services, oil and gas, metallurgy, heavy machinery industries. Ensures the success of the commercial development of cluster startups by supporting the implementation of their developments in large corporations and supports corporations in setting up open innovation model.
Since 2013, Mikhail is also in charge of the cross-industrial cooperation of the Skolkovo Foundation with large corporations. Thanks to his work, dozens of major Russian and international corporations from various industries implemented joint projects with startups, began active work on a model of open innovation, created their own innovation centers in Skolkovo.
Prior to joining the Skolkovo Foundation, Mikhail worked for more than 10 years at one of the leading international consulting companies, providing support to companies from various industries on improving business performance, making investments in emerging markets, building accounting systems and building reports. He worked in Russia, China and Ukraine.
Mikhail is a graduate of the Economic Cybernetics Department at St. Petersburg State University.