Photographic portrait of Nikolay Samodaev
Business success and excellence depend not only on the experience of managers or their luck but also on the competencies, performance and integrity of the team, which requires a results-oriented mindset.

Nikolay Samodaev

EY Partner – Russia and CIS Technology Risk, Cybersecurity and Assurance Leader

26 skydives and two years with an airborne division’s intelligence unit help him both to remain focused on results and to value barbecue time with friends.

Nikolay has over 20 years of experience advising leading companies in Russia and the CIS on IT and risk management, from IT management and strategic development to information security, operational risks and business continuity, digital risks, IT audits, internal control systems design, compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, IT IPO readiness and IT due diligence.

Nikolay has a degree in Computing, Systems and Networks from the Moscow State University of Electronic Technology and a degree in Law from the Moscow State Academy of Law. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), an ISO 20000 (ITSMS) and ISO 22301 (BCMS) Lead Auditor and an ISACA member.

How Nikolay is building a better working world

He helps implement processes and solutions that are well balanced in terms of robust outcomes, costs, investments and accepted risks.


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