Vlad Sitnikov

Born in 1979 in Moscow. Graduated from MSU Philosophy Faculty in 2001 with a degree in religious studies.

Leading specialist on the communications market in Russia. In 2002, he started to work with GRAPE, while managing his own design studio, and became an agency partner in 2004. His responsibilities included good design thinking, shaping new company services and promoting interactive mediasphere opportunities for communications between customer and brand.

In 2012 Vlad founded the Hungry Boys creative agency (part of Possible, WPP). The agency specialises in developing and implementing modern communication strategies in the fourth Industrial Revolution era, as well as introducing new international standards and processes to the Russian market. In 2018 Vlad founded a new era of the space entertainment industry with the orbital display project – startrocket.me.

Projects with Vlad as the creative director or idea creator have received many awards, including RedDot, Cannes Lions, Awwwards, The FWA, One Show, Webby Awards.

Vlad has set up Digital Transformation in Russia Conference and Digital Marketing Conference. Dean of digital communication faculty at Moscow Advanced Communication School (part of Universal University).

In January 2018 Vlad was named an Academician of The Academia of Russian Advertising by Russian Association of Communication Agencies.