Anatoly A. Wasserman
Journalist, publicist, TV presenter, political consultant, participant and multiple winner of trivia game TV shows, he will speak about the future of Russia in 30 years within the context of the future of the whole civilization.
Biography of Anatoly Wasserman
From 1974 to 1995, he worked as a programmer for less than a year at Kholodmash R&D and Production Center, and then, for the rest of his engineering career, at Pishchepromavtomatika Research Institute.
At the same time, he started up as a journalist in 1991 with preference to politics, although he also worked in computer magazines from 1996 to 1999. Being passionate about politics, he was nominated for elections to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian parliament) in 1994, but was second in his electoral constituency. Since 1995, he, together with a renowned resident of “What? Where? When?” Intellectual TV game show Nurali Latypov, has been providing political consultations to many high-profile political figures, and now he is a member of a team of advisors to Moscow mayor. Since 2008 to 2010, he had been Chief Editor of Idea X magazine.
For the first time, he made a name as an intellectual when he took part in trivia games and in Erudite Club on Odessa television (1982-83).
His first appearance on USSR television was in 1989 in "What? Where? When?" game show as a member of the team of Nurali Latypov, and later in Brain Ring game show in Victor Morokhovsky’s team.
In 2005, he was determined winner the first Nations Cup in "What? Where? When?" as Captain of Ukraine team. He has won Champion’s title in Brain Ring game show 15 times. He has a record of 22 wins in a row in Svoya Igra (Russian version of U.S. game show Jeopardy!), being named Best Player of the Decade in 2004. He became champion of Ukraine twice, and in 2008 — Moscow’s Champion in the sports version of Svoya Igra; Champion of "What? Where? When?”. He took an active part in Mind Games TV game show.
Now plays in several teams, both Russian and Ukrainian, in the sports version of "What? Where? When?”.
He widely participates in various talk shows and non-game television programs, such as Supper Party (Russian adaptation of U.K. TV show Come Dine With Me).