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Konstantin Vishnevskiy

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Konstantin Vishnevskiy has been at HSE University since 2008.


Leading the strategic analytics and big data center

Formation of the agenda and implementation of projects in the field of big data mining system iFORA, AI and other digital technology development, digital transformation of economic sectors and individual companies

Education and Degrees

  • 2013

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economics and National Economy Management
    Lomonosov Moscow State University
    Thesis Title: Foresight as an instrument of government innovation policy

  • 2010

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 2008

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

  • Building Strategic Foresight Capabilities (EDHEC Business School, France)
  • National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP, Japan) 
  • Foresight: Exploring the Future, Shaping the Present (University of Manchester, Great Britain)
  • Center for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economic Development (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Social and Economic Analysis of Science Technology and Innovation (HSE)
  • Professional project management (HSE)
  • Basic management skills (HSE)
  • Personal growth management for project managers (HSE)
  • Foresigh languages for business (MSU)

Young Faculty Support Programme (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Researchers" (2011-2012)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)


Reviewer of peer-reviewed journals (inc. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Foresight, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Sustainability) 

Employment history

Director of the Center for Digital economy studies

Professional development

  • Foresight: Exploring the Future, Shaping the Present (University of Manchester)
  • Social and Economic Analysis of Science Technology and Innovation (HSE)
  • Professional project management (HSE)
  • Basic management skills (HSE)
  • Management of personality growth for entrepreneurs and project managers (HSE)
  • Foreign languages in business community (MSU)
  • English: upper intermediate (HSE)
  • Theory and practice of IFRS (KPMG)


  • Corporate innovation development programs for major state-owned companies - technological audit and roadmapping (list of customers are confidential)
  • Proposals on estimation of technological level of Gazprom
  • Methodology of Foresight and roadmapping for aviation industry
  • Roadmap for Socio-economic strategy of development of Moscow till 2025
  • Roadmap for Socio-economic strategy of development of Samara till 2030
  • Roadmaps for nanotechnologies (space industry, aviation industry, water purification for citizens, carbon fibers and their products)
  • Methodology of using roadmaps for long-term strategic forecasting & planning of high-tech industries

Fields of interest

Foresight & roadmapping for wide range of customers: federal and local authorities, industry, corporations; innovation policy; innovation strategies; strategic corporate planning

Conference participation

2013,  Amsterdam,The Netherlands, La futura 2013, 11.11.13 
2013, Moscow, Russia, Corporate Foresight in Russia: Challenges and Opportunities
2013, Enschede,The Netherlands, Integrated roadmaps for nanotechnologies: Russian experience, Commercialization of micro- and nanosystems (COMS 2013), 25-28.08.13

2013, Helsinki, Finland, Employing foresight methods for creating strategies of new materials development, ISPIM 2013: Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth, 16-19.06.13
2013, Skolkovo, Russia, Roadmaps for innovation development of space industry, Startup Village, Russian space foresight, 28.05.13


2013, Moscow, Russia, Prospects of using Foresight for government policy realization, International young forum Lomonosov-2013, MSU, 10.04.13
2013, Moscow, Russia, Foresight as a tool of creating innovation strategies: roadmap for nanotechnologies in aerospace industry, XXXIX Gagarin's readings, Moscow State Aviation Technological University, 10.04.13
2013, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps in creation of the future: prospects for books and libraries, Round table "Books in Russia: future that we create", All-Russian  Exhibition Center, 13.03.13

2012, Grenoble, France, Conception of integrated roadmaps for strategic management and planning, R&D Management Conference 2012,25.05.2012

2012, Moscow, Russia, International experience in using Foresight and roadmaps as instruments of developing innovation strategies, III International conference «Globalization and choosing strategies for Russian economy», SUMF, 29.02.2012

2011, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as analytic instrument in strategic management, Conference "Analytics as a basis of effective management", SUM, 29.11.2011

2011, New Delhi, India, Roadmapping for nanotechnologies in water purification: Russian experience, World Aqua Congress, Aqua Foundation, 16-18.11.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as instrument of innovation policy, Training on long-term S&T forecasting, MSU, 11.11.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Roadmap "Using nanotechnologies in aviation", 10-th international conference "Aviation and space-2011", MAI, 10.11.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as instruments of decision-making support for corporations, Conference "Innovation development of modern economy: theory and practice", ЕОI, 10.11.2011

2011, Dubna, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps for new materials: HSE experience, Conference "Principles and mechanisms of creating national innovation system in the Russian Federation", SEZ "Dubna", 07.10.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as an instrument of PPP: corporate innovation development programs for state-owned companies, Round table "Challenges and prospects for PPP in CIS", ЕОI, 04.10.2011

2011, Skolkovo, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps in the sphere of new materials: HSE experience, Seminar on new structural and functional materials, Cluster of Nuclear Technologies of Skolkovo Fund, 27-30.09.2011

2011, Dubna, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as an instrument of developing innovation policy, Youth innovation forum of Moscow region, 23-25.09.2011

2011, Istanbul, Turkey, Foresight and Roadmapping Backgrounding Public and Private Innovation Strategies: Approach of the HSE, Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight and Futures, 24-26.08.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Roadmaps as an Instrument of Innovation Strategies Development: Russian Experience, Second International Summer School "S&T and Innovation Developoment", 11.07.2011

2011, Budapest, Hungary, Euronanoforum 2011, National Innovation Office, 30.05.2011-01.06.2011

2011, Sevilla, Spain, Development Of Innovation Strategies For Government And Corporations On The Basis Of Roadmaps: Experience Of The HSE, IPTS, 12-13.05.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Long-term technological policy of corporations. Benchmarking, Meeting of the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, HSE, 14.04.2011

2011, Moscow, Russia, Prospects for using Foresight and roadmaps for innovation strategies, International student, postgraduate and young scientist conference "Lomonosov-2011" , MSU, 13.04.2011

2010, Portoroz, Slovenia, The Roadmaps for Nanotechnologies: Russian Experience in Carbon Fibers and Water Purification. The 11th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, Portoroz, Slovenia: University of Nova Gorica, 8-11.12.2010

2010, Moscow, Russia, Foresight and roadmaps as effective instruments in modernization time. Conference"Modern challenges of Russian economy modernization", SUM, 30.11.2010

2010 г., Moscow, Russia, foresight and roadmaps as instruments of innovation strategies. Innovation development of modern economy: theory and practice, ЕОI, 25.11.2010

2010, Moscow, Russia, Foresight as an instrument of government innovation policy. Seminar of ISSEK HSE Foresight Centre «Theory and practice of Foresight studies», HSE, 5.05.2010

2009, Moscow, Russia, Russian experience of regional Foresight studies. Interregional conference «Effective realization of innovation potential: experience of Moscow and other regions», SUM, 19.11.2009

2008, Moscow, Russia, Using roadmaps for strengthening economic security of Russia, Conference "National economic security in the period of crisis", SUM, 3.12.2008

Timetable for today

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‘You Need to Know a Lot of Ideas and Algorithms, Come Up with Something Unconventional’

A student of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science, Andrey Kuznetsov, has become the winner of the 2024 Data Fusion Contest. He took first place in solving geoanalytics tasks, and also won the special ‘Companion’ category. The competition took place as part of the 2024 Data Fusion conference on big data and AI technologies. Researchers from HSE University presented the results of their work and demonstrated applied developments at the conference.

Artificial Intelligence as a Driver of Digital Transformation

In December, the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge and the HSE AI Research Centre participated in UNCTAD eWeek to discuss the future of the emerging digital economy. One of the topics discussed during the conference was artificial intelligence and its applications in driving the digital transformation of industry sectors. The session was co-organised by HSE University.

‘People and Society’: HSE University Hosts NAUKA 0+ All-Russian Festival 

On October 7, a ‘People and Society’ thematic platform opened at HSE University’s Cultural Centre as part of the NAUKA 0+ science festival. Guests were able to explore the world of scientific discoveries and interesting experiments, as well as listen to a series of lectures from leading HSE experts.

HSE ISSEK Report Is the Most-cited Publication in the Digital Field

Issued in 2019 by the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) at HSE University, the report‘What is the Digital Economy?’ has topped the Russian Science Citation Index list of the 6,000 most-cited publications in the digital field in 2019–2021. Analysis of the database shows that other ISSEK papers on digital topics have also become hits in the research world.

Human Capital, Innovation, and Fintech: What the Future Holds for Eurasian Integration

To what extent do the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) benefit from an open economy? What financial, scientific, and educational policy tools will contribute to the implementation of the recently approved ‘Strategic Directions for the Development of Eurasian Economic integration until 2025’? These questions were discussed by participants in a series of expert discussions at the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development organised by HSE University and Sberbank.

Living in an Age of Change: Understanding Digital Exclusion

The competition for promising young researchers is intensifying around the world, and spending on preparing future generations of highly qualified specialists is on the rise. This is happening against a backdrop of digitalisation, which is creating a new digital inequality. For example, a quarter of the adult population in Russia does not possess any digital skills and does not use the Internet. These and other topics were discussed by participants of a round table held during the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development organised by HSE University and Sberbank.

'I Hope That I Will Be Able to Travel to Moscow to Be with My HSE Colleagues and Friends Soon'

Jonathan Calof has been cooperating with HSE since 2009. In an interview with HSE News Service he talks about how his involvement with HSE began, what projects he has been part of, and how he has organized his online work during the recent lockdown.

How Digital Technologies Affect the Quality of Life

HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge presents the indicators of Russians’ ‘digital well-being’, measured with the use of the OECD methodology.

"This way of teaching with great involvement of the students while learning from each other fits very well with me"

Maxim Sinnema, International Business Student from the Avans University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, attending the Higher School of Economics in Moscow as a free mover for the fall semester of 2018, is sharing his feedback on the courses of the programme.

Global Сhallenges to Moscow

The Moscow City Department of Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Higher School of Economics held a joint field foresight session in the scope of setting up the Moscow Innovation and Production Cluster. More than 200 experts — representatives of the research and education community, innovative businesses, and public authorities discussed priority areas for development of the capital city’s S&T sector, global trends affecting the city’s economy, and incentives and cooperation mechanisms which would help to make a technological leap.

ISSEK Experts’ Participation in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2018

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2018 begins tomorrow. A representative delegation from the Higher School of Economics, and the HSE ISSEK will take part in the business and presentation programmes. In particular, the panel session 'Resources and Economics of Global Oceans' will be held on 25 May, which Leonid Gokhberg, First Vice Rector and ISSEK Director was invited to attend. On 25 and 26 May ISSEK experts will host two discussions at the HSE stand: 'Application of Big Data analytics to support strategic decision-making', and 'Doing science: how comfortable young researchers feel in Russian academia'.

Trends in the Development of the Internet in Russia

The analytical report prepared by the NRU HSE ISSEK on the request of the Coordination Center for TLD RU presents the main results of a comprehensive study of the Internet development trends, transformational changes that take place in the economy, social area, and everyday life influenced by network technologies, assessment of the level of online technologies in Russia in comparison with foreign countries; regional comparisons are provided as well.

Transformative Power of Innovation

The Seventh International Academic Conference 'Foresight and STI Policy', traditionally organized by HSE ISSEK, took place in Moscow at the beginning of November. Mr Kato, the Director General of the National Institute of Science and Technology of Japan, was the key speaker at the event. He has talked to HSE News Service about his research interests, as well as about cooperation with HSE in the field of foresight research.

ICEF Student Presents Report on ‘The Economy for Future Development’ to the Russian President

HSE ICEF student Alexander Lee delivered a presentation titled ‘The Economy for Future Development’ during the session ‘Youth 2030. The image of the future’ at the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students, which took place in Russia from October 14-22. The presentation was based on creative work and discussions held over the course of one week among a group of international students led by experts from ISSEK and Yuri Simachev, Director for Economic Policy. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, took part in the event.

HSE Presented Panoramic Picture of Global Technology Trends at SPIEF-2017

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was held on 1—3 June 2017. This year the Higher School of Economics took part in the business, discussion, and exhibition programmes. HSE had its own stand featuring an interactive presentation “What’s going to happen to humankind in 25 years’ time?”, based on the results of the HSE ISSEK “Monitoring Global Technology Trends” study.

Foresight Courses in Manchester: Evolution of HSE Expert Participation

The annual foresight courses which have been running at Manchester University since 1999 are considered some of the most prestigious and important for researchers of the future. In July 2015 two researchers at the Foresight Centre at ISSEK who have been students on the courses themselves have been invited this year to come and teach.

Foresight Becomes a Part of Government Policy

Foresight, a system of future studies in science and technology, is being institutionalized, brings together different levels of ‘scanning’ the future, and is branching out into new sectors. These trends were among those experts identified at the 4th annual international academic conference ‘Foresight and STI Policy’, organized by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), which opened on November 6.