Bernie 2016 Nevada GOTC Director Vitali Shkliarov (Jan. 2016) Career Transition Center at the Foreign Service Institute at U.S. Department of State, Jan.-June 2015. Digital organizing on Ro Khanna for Congress, Sept.-Dec. 2014. Campaign manager for Moscow City Duma election-Civc Platform, June-Sept. 2014. Online campaign manager for Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation election, March-June 2014. Southeast VA field director for NextGen Climate, 2013. Vice president of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. 2012-13. Deputy GOTV director for Grassroots Solutions in Wisconsin; summer fellow on Obama for America; organizer on the Scott Walker recall, 2012. Director of business development for Fyber in Berlin area, 2009-11. Co-founder, managing director of King Ring Russia (music label and publisher), 2005-09. Junior business consultant with Kienbaum Executive Consultants, 2003-04. Ph.D. in social and political sciences (2013) and Master's in political science (2002) from Universität Vechta; bachelor's degree in Germanic language, literature and linguistics from Universität Osnabrück (Germany), 1998.