With Assistance of:


  • William G. Barry

    University Director at the City University of New York

  • Vikas Bhatia C|CISO, CIPP, CISSP

    C.E.O., Kalki Consulting LLC

  • Alec Brook-Krasny

    Member of the New York State Assembly

  • Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

  • Ronald Cohen

    Director of Special Events for Mayor de Blasio's office,
    former the Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Business Integrity Commission, Office of the Mayor

  • John Daniszewski

    Top Editor and Vice President at The Associated Press

  • Katherine Davis

    Engineering Consultant, HB Global Consultants

  • Mario DeMarco, Esq.

    Law Offices of Mario DeMarco, P.C.

  • John P. Drohan III, Esq.

    Partner, Drohan Lee LLP

  • Victoria Fayfman, Esq.

    Senior Manager-International Tax Services, Friedman LLP

  • Iliya M. Fridman, Esq.

    Fridman Law Group, PLLC

  • Dr. Rose M. Gathungu

    Research Scientist, Harvard University, Boston

  • Barbara J. George

    Chief of Staff, The Healing of the Nations Foundation

  • Igor L. Golubovskiy

    Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York

  • Thomas Graham

    Senior Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.
    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council Staff

  • Andrey Y. Gromov

    Senior Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York

  • Jack Gutt

    Media Relations and Public Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

  • Dr. Roger von Hanwehr

    Ex-defense-sector executive. Multi-industry experience: space defense, alternative energy, natural resources exploitation, nanotechnology and NBC defense.

  • Aleksandr Ilitchev

    Senior Officer, Department of Political Affairs, UN

  • Aaron Jaffe

    Senior Vice President, Real Estate Credit Risk Management
    Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale)

  • Sean Jennings

    Certified public accountant

  • Tom Kent

    Deputy Managing Editor for Standards and Production of The Associated Press

  • Vladimir Kikilo


  • Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

    Director of Academic Affairs, SUNY Levin Institute

  • James McCool

    Vice President, NBC Universal, Inc.

  • Christopher Miller

    President of FTE Consultants, LLC

  • Joyce Moy

    Executive Director, The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI)

  • Veronica Ordaz

    Public Programs, City University of New York

  • Aleksey Ozerov

    Vice President, Polet Airlines Group of Companies

  • Eric Pajonk

    Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

  • Aleksandr A. Pankin

    First deputy, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

  • Ross E. Pitcoff

    Ross Pitcoff Law

  • Vladimir V. Rudnitsky, Ph.D.

    International Law, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs UN

  • Igor Shamshin

    Bureau Chief, ITAR-TASS, NYC USA

  • Oscar Sierra

    Cyber consultant with one of the world's leading management consulting firms

  • Greg Sinclair

    Real Estate private equity and investment banking

  • Irina Stavrovskaya

    Research Scientist, Harvard University

  • Vladimir V. Sushko

    President & CEO, Transatlantic Airways

  • Andrei D. Terekhov

    Former Executive Director, Office of Administration of Justice, United Nations

  • Mark J. Thorn

    (PACE), Former Acting Director, NY Foreign Press Center

  • Karen Amanda Toulon

    New York Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

  • David Unger

    Program Coordinator, City University of New York

  • Anton Uspensky

    First Secretary, Press Office, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

  • Regina M. Vakser, Esq.

    McBreen & Kopko

  • Michael Viatkine, CFC, CPP

    CEO/Founder of BJM Consulting Associates LLC.,
    Security Consultant for Tiffany & Co. in the Russian Federation,
    Former Corporate Director of Store Planning and Security at De Beers in the USA.

  • Lynn Visson, Ph.D.

    UN linguist-interpreter

  • Steven Wheeler

    Director of Archives, Corporate Giving and Education for the Corporate Responsibility Group of NYSE Euronext

  • Andrey K. Yushmanov

    Consul General of the Russian Federation in Seattle

  • Eugene V. Zubkov, M.D., LMSW

  • Vladimir Zvyagin

    Former US Bureau Chief, Gosteleradio,
    currently Professor of International Relations at a NYC college