IASL CEO, Founding President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
The IASL President oversees the academy and acts as the academy principal policymaker and key advisor.
Dr. Artem V. Bondarenko was born on March 8, 1975, in Ufa, USSR. He is a 1997 graduate of the Russian Federation Military University and received his commission as a liaison officer of the 76th Guards Air Assault Division at Camp Monteith in the Kosovo Force (KFOR), a NATO-Russia-led international peacekeeping force in Kosovo.
Upon completion of his mission, he was awarded the NATO Medal for his excellence of the liaisoning in joint peacekeeping operations and building camaraderie across the Multinational Brigade East AOR.
He continued his military service in Russia and abroad while strengthening capacity in military science and education, and promoting international military cooperation.
Colonel Artem V. Bondarenko, a multilingual officer, was the chief ideologist, principal designer, and first commander of the Russian MOD Linguistic Center, an analog of the United States Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) at the Presidio of Monterey, California. He retired from the Public Service in 2017 after spending 23 years on active duty in the Armed Forces, the Federal Defense Contract Management Agency, Assistant Director for International Cooperation, and the Federal Penitentiary Service, Chief Scientist.
Dr. Artem V. Bondarenko, a war veteran, has become an integral part of indispensable formation protecting human rights and democracy, the rule of law, and the sustainable development of humankind internationally.
The author of the 2E paradigm, he truly believes the Existential Entanglement of peoples and nations around the world is a must-think-about prerequisite of any act of diplomacy. Throughout his life, he has continually set the standards of excellence, especially in federal service and promotion of science and technology.
Dr. Bondarenko followed in his grandfather and grandmother’s footsteps, heroes of WWII, into the world of honor and dignity. A decorated colonel of the Armed Forces and Homeland Security Service, he transitioned from active duty to the academia and private sector and moved on to tackling homeland security issues, international space policy and law, management and business administration, R&D, and technologies via his commitment to delivering prosperity through an improved regulatory environment, and better deals between public and private sectors across the world.
His intellectual interests center on sustainable economic and human development and are based on the 2E paradigm he once authored when postulating the interdependability and common fate of humankind.
Dr. Artem V. Bondarenko actively participates in UN COPUOS, IADC, ISO, and other international space fora. He co-moderated the First United Nations International Conference on Space Policy and Law in Moscow, September 2018, after which he came up with a proposal to establish a global center of excellence (R&D and education) in space law as an international non-profit, non-governmental organization providing unbiased expertise while promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space by strengthening overall capacity in space policy and law.
Vasily A. Malinnikov is a Russian scientist, rector of Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography from 2007 to 2012, a leading specialist in aerospace environmental monitoring. V. A. Malinnikov has published 150 scientific papers on remote sensing of the Earth (Remote Sensing), the theory and methods of thematic processing of aerospace information. Since 1982, a Ph.D. in physical and mathematical sciences. Since 1999 Doctor of Technical Sciences. Since 1985 Associate Professor of the Department of Physics, since 2000 Professor of the Department of Applied Ecology.
Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan is the Chief Technology Officer for Synergy Moon (One of the finalists in $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE ), He is an Astropreneur & Chief Executive Officer for Valles Marineris International Private Limited, India, and his special interest in Human Space Flight Programs and Orbital Research Stations. He is also the technology head for space exploration missions like Lunar Exploration Rover, expandable space station modules for Moon and Mars Mission Architect modules. He is the Chief of Jayvish Tech for $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE. Ana Avatar Xprize is a four-year global competition focused on the development of an Avatar System that will transport a human's sense, actions, and presence to a remote location in real-time, leading to a more connected world.
Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan is also expertise in the Spacecraft Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Technologies suitable on the Moon and Mars, Nano-Satellite Researcher & Chief Technology Officer for KSF Space Foundation, United Kingdom. He is the National Point of Contact (India) of The Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, Austria. He is also CEO of Jayvish Technologies Private Limited, The Technology Company who is working on AI and the Internet of things. He is also working as External Aerospace Education Consultant for Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) and other Universities, He is one among the Visionaries to the Technology Contests Up Great organized by Russian Venture Company, «Skolkovo» Foundation And Agency of Strategic Initiatives, Russia and Expert Council Member for International Committee Digital Economy Brics (ICDE BRICS), Moscow. He is the Advisor to Global Centre for Compliance, Hazards and Disaster Management, Cameroon, and Moriba Space Club, Sierra Leone.