Yulia Sofronova

Managing Director in “Aeroplane”.
Russia

Born in 1977 in Moscow. 

Education: 

  • 1994-1999 – Russian State University for the Humanities: Institute for Economics, Management and Law 
  • 1998 – First Certificate in English. University of Cambridge. Local Examinations Syndicate 
  • 2002 – Boot Camp Management training, London, UK 

Experience: 

  • 1998-2003 – Sales Manager in Zone Vision Ent. Moscow Office – now ChelloZone (pioneer in channel distribution in the Russian satellite television market). 
  • 2005-2007 – Media Broadcasting Group (one of the leading channel distributors in Russia): Deputy Commercial Director (2005), Marketing Director (2006-2007) 
  • 2007 – Content consultant in Corvette-Telecom NEXT, JSC. (Telecommunication networks operator) 
  • 2008 until present – “Aeroplane”, group of companies specializing in cultural brand building (owner of The Fixies and other children animation projects): Project manager (2008), Licensing director (2009), Deputy Managing director (2015), Managing director (since 2016).