Sergey Leschenko

Sergey Leschenko was elected to the AmCham Board of Directors for a two-year term. As Country Manager of the Microsoft CIS cluster, he is responsible for the company's strategic development in the region, cooperating with CIS Kazakhstan customers and partners, and supporting the digital transformation of CIS countries.

Sergey leads a dynamic team in a diverse territory that includes Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan,Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. He is also a Mentor for Startups at Global Microsoft Founders Hub.

Sergey Leschenko is also Microsoft's Local Representative at the Foreign Investors Council, where he is involved in working with the government on implementing cloud regulation, classifying data, and using the best and most up-to-date experience of other countries while considering the sovereign interests of the state.

At AmCham Sergey chairs the Technology and Innovation Working Group where he organizes regular monthly meetings on accelerating Kazakhstan’s Digital Transformation. Before joining Microsoft in February 2021, he worked in Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine in large multinational companies and startups.

Sergey Leschenko graduated in International Economics from Kyiv National Economic University and received an MBA degree in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the Plekhanov University of Economics.