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March 21, 1980|
Saint Petersburg, Russia
|Alma mater||The International Management Institute of St. Petersburg|
|Institutions||KrioRus, Russian Transhumanistic Movement|
Danila Andreyevich Medvedev (Russian: Данила Медведев) (born March 21, 1980 in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg)) is a Russian futurologist and politician. Specialising in the science and future of Russia, Medvedev serves as a member of the coordination council of the Russian Transhumanistic Movement.
In May 2005 he helped found KrioRus, the first cryonics company outside of the United States. Since August 2008, he has worked as Chief Planning Officer and Vice-President of the Science for Life Extension Foundation, based in Moscow.
Education and career
Medvedev graduated from the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg (IMISP) in 2000. The title of his master's thesis was "Methods of the account of conditions of financing at an estimation of investment projects". On 21 March 2007, he was one of a group of transhumanists who gave a presentation in the Duma titled "Influence of science on political situation in Russia. A view into the future", after an invitation by the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia.
- Are We Living In Nick Bostrom's Speculation?(2003)
- The decisive role of science in the development of philosophical ideas in 21st century (2003)
- First Russian translation of Robert Ettinger. The Prospect of Immortality (Роберт Эттингер.Перспективы бессмертия.Москва,Изд. «Научный мир», 2003)[dead link]