Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Olga Filipuk

Job TitleCEO

Company NameYandex Studio


After graduation from the Russian State University for the Humanities and later Tokyo University, started career as an international project manager and producer at DLE inc in Tokyo, in charge of international animation co-productions (GI Joe series, Power Puff Girls Z, Heroscape etc.). In mid 2007 joined Carmen Film in Moscow as Head of Acquisitions, in charge of theatrical, video and TV acquisitions worldwide, where stayed till the beginning of 2014. Joined IVI.RU in early 2014 as a Head of Acquisitions, then becoming a Head of Content in June 2014, followed by the position of VP for Content Strategy in November 2014. In July 2016 joined a Russian branch of Chinese giant LeECO to establish content business in Russia and Eastern Europe for LeECO devices and supervise content export and co-production initiatives between Russia, China, India and North America. Due to the business shut down for Chinese HQ of LeECO, in March 2017 joined Yandex Mediaservices as a VP for business development. Since early 2018, in conjunction with BisDev, took a position of CEO for Yandex Studio – a production hub of Yandex Mediaservices. Major responsibilities include partnerships, content strategy and licensing, media cooperations, M&A initiatives and production initiatives.


About the company:

Yandex is a Market Leader in Russia. It is a #1 Search engine in Russia, a leading online advertisement platform (20% of a Russian ad market share), a diversified eco-system of products including but not limited to Search, Taxi, E-Commerce, Classifieds, Media services, Car Sharing, Hardware Smart Devices, among other services. Yandex MediaService include entertainment services - Yandex.Music (music streaming service), KinoPoisk (#1 film database and an online cinema), Yandex.Afisha (event and cinema tickets) and Yandex.TV Program (Tv brodcast online) - with the monthly audience over 50 million people, and a production hub Yandex Studio. Mediaservices, taxi, e-commerce, car-sharing and Yandex Disc ( online storage) are joined under a Yandex Plus subscription program, providing access to both entertainment services (Yandex Music, Kinopoisk) and special offers on services (Taxi, Yandex Drive, Beru, Afisha and Disk) at a monthly fee. 1,5 years after launch Yandex Plus gained over 2 mln subscribers.

Conference Sessions


    14-10-2019, 15:25 - 15:45, Esterel, Palais 5

    International content powerhouses unveil their creative approaches and business strategies to develop, finance, produce and distribute platform-agnostic content...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 14
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        Production Funding Forum
      3. Event Type MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        Panel Discussion