Management Team

Igor BaykovIgor Baykov

President & Cofounder EZSolutionS LLC

Igor brings 15+ years of telecommunications and IT industry experience, as well as leadership skills, expertise, and vision to his role as co-founder & president. Prior to co-founding EZSolutionS, he worked as an independent consultant introducing new-entrant communications equipment manufacturers to Russian and CIS market. Igor was the country manager for the pioneer of DSL equipment Paradyne Corp. (later acquired by Zhone Technologies) in Moscow, developing from scratch the firm’s operations and partnership network in the field of broadband access within Russia and the CIS. At the present time, Paradyne is a recognized vendor in Russia and the CIS with several major implemented projects. The firm’s success is directly attributable to Igor’s US experience coupled with his good understanding of Russian and Western business mentalities. To gain international sales experience, he worked in the San Jose, CA office of US CLEC TelePacific Corporation. He also held numerous sales positions of increased responsibility at equipment manufacturing (Nokia Networks, Cisco Systems, Schlumberger) and carrier (Comstar, PeterStar) companies focusing on generating, analyzing, and developing new business opportunities for these companies. Igor holds a MS degree from St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications.

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Natalya Afanasyeva Natalya Afanasyeva

CEO & Cofounder EZSolutionS LLC

Natalya boasts an extensive background in sales and business development in the IT and consumer electronics industries. Prior to co-founding EZSolutionS, Natalya worked in the Moscow office of Brother International Europe Ltd. as Key Account Manager where she managed and developed distribution network, including retail chains. During her tenure she doubled the size of distribution network and tripled revenues. She also held a Senior Account Manager position with Tradeimpex where she managed nine corporate key accounts and had maintained the status of the top performing sales person for 3 consecutive years. Natalya holds a BS degree from Kaliningrad Mechanical Technology College and a BA from Moscow State Teacher Training University.

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