Meet Katerina Tikhonova Vladimir Putin’s Daughter
Katerina Tikhonova is a former acrobatic dancer and a Russian scientist. She is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s second daughter. She was born on born 31 August 1986.
Tikhonova is the CEO of Innopraktika, a corporation that combines two Moscow State University initiatives: the National Intellectual Development Foundation (NIDF) and the National Intellectual Reserve Centre (NIRC) (NIRC).
She also serves as the Deputy Director of Moscow State University’s Institute for Mathematical Research of Complex Systems.
Tikhonova oversees Innopraktika, a $1.7 billion construction project at Moscow State University to build a science complex.
Innopraktika competes with Skolkovo Innovation Center and has been dubbed the “anti-Skolkovo” by Stanislav Belkovsky.
Tikhonova was named director of a new artificial intelligence institute at Moscow State University in February 2020, according to Innopraktika.
Tikhonova successfully defended her dissertation in May 2019 and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics.
“Mathematical challenges of adjusting the activity of vestibular mechanoreceptors” was the title of the scientific paper.
A succession of scientific articles in partnership with well-known scientists preceded this. The scientific supervisor was Viktor Sadovnichiy, the rector of Moscow State University.
Tikhonova was appointed to the Russian Federation’s Government’s Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Mass Sports in December 2019.
Tikhonova married Kirill Shamalov, the son of Nikolay Shamalov, a Rossiya Bank co-owner, in 2013. Tikhonova and Shamalov were said to have split up in January 2018.