Vice-President of the National Tourist Union
She has been involved in her professional career in the hospitality industry and has consistently held the positions of Head of Inbound Tourism at Aurora Intour, Director of Sales for Russia and the CIS at Libra International, Head of Sales at the Ukraine and Metropol Hotels, General Manager of the Petrovsky Travel Palace Boutique Hotel and Commercial Consultant at Azimut Hotels.
Inna is also the chairman of the industry commission on hotel business and tourism of the Russian Managers Association and has been repeatedly noted as one of the best commercial and managing directors of Russia in the annual study "Top 1000 Russian managers" conducted by Kommersant Publishing House in cooperation with the Russian Managers Association.
Co-Founder and President Citispire
Kenny is an architect, humanist, and futurist with 17 years of experience in fields covering design, technology, and the built environment. Since graduating from Cornell University in 2000 with an Architecture degree, he has designed and spearheaded numerous international award-winning design projects, large-scale developments, and technology investments across Asia and the USA.
As an effort to bridge humanistic technology with the built environment, he and Daniel Silver founded Citispire as cross-disciplinary companies in diversified design, real estate, investment, and technology headquartered in the US and China. Citispire is an expanded practice for global ecologic reclamation that relies on the world’s brightest minds and most effective technology. Citispire facilitates the convergence of devices, data, and AI with the built environment to provide for comprehensive sustainability through increasingly conscious environments.
Kenny’s inherent passion for design, technology, and innovation has led him to pursue additional coursework from MIT and his Masters of Science in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology from Hong Kong Poly. He is proactively building a promising urban smart future that is empathetic, sustainable and community-driven.
He loves to share his enthusiasm for a bright future with the community through teaching, lectures, and forums. He was honored to have been a guest lecturer at ULI, TED, China Green Building Council, Yunnan University, and Tsinghua University.
He is a USA Registered Architect with LEED Certification and long-time member of the American Institute of Architects.
TED speech on Empathetic Cities:
CEO and President of VLC Holding and Sun Investment. Founder of Forbes Japan