Lead Russian subsidiary of international research company The NPD Group that has more than 20 years expertise in studying toys market in various countries.
Graduated from the School of Economics of the Moscow State University and has Ph.D. in Economics.
Maria has a wide experience in marketing and market research on consumer markets and in retail. For more than 15 years she led retail practice in Business Analytica and consulted major international and Russian companies in FMCG segment.
Under Maria’s supervision in 2014 The NPD Group launched toys retail panel in Russia – unique instrument of tracking market performance and making data driven business decisions for manufacturers, licensors and retailers.
Denis Kulakov is a professional who does business in licensing for 8 years already. Denis led the Disney Consumer Products licensing business in Russia & CIS from 2010 till 2015. During this period, he built #1 licensor in the market. Denis has wide experience in sales, distribution and trade marketing in leading international companies Mars and Philips Consumer Electronics.
In licensing since 2003. Experience in television, music and animation licensing.