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Alexey Golosov is the Founder and the permanent Head of the company «FORS – Development Center» for the last 17 years. Today FORS is one of the leading Russian developers of large information systems based on Oracle technologies. The company provides services for the implementation of automation systems, integration of application solutions, management and it consulting, training, technical support and maintenance.

Alexey Golosov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Economics and statistics, faculty of applied mathematics in 1978. In 1983, he finished post-graduate study from the Scientific Research Institute of System Analysis of the Academy of Sciences and defended his thesis on the design of relational database schemes.

Alexey Golosov worked at the Scientific Research Institute of System Analysis of the Academy of Sciences, where he went from a research Intern to a senior researcher. He worked on a project on creating an environmental expert system at the University of Arkansas (USA). He has published more than 30 articles in scientific journals.

In 1991, he founded the Company FORS with his former colleagues from the Scientific Research Institute of System Analysis of the Academy of Sciences

Since 1999 — President of the company «FORS — Development Center». From 1996 to 2005 — Director of the European Oracle user group (EOUG).

Since 2006, he has been a member of the Oracle partner Advisory Board of EMEA region (Europe, Middle East — Africa), which includes representatives of the largest partners of the Corporation.

In 2008, Alexey Golosov was awarded the «Manager of the year – 2008» in the field of information technology, established by the «Company», business weekly.