Dateline: Moscow, Russia

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l. to r. Mobilium Global chief executive Ralph Simon chatting with Nikolai Anatolyevich Nikiforov, Russian Minister of Communications & Mass Media at the Open Innovations Forum this week in Moscow where both were speakers. Nikiforov is the youngest government minister in the history of Russia – appointed at age 29 by President Dmitri Medvedev. Involved in implementing innovative developments in the government’s communications network & education system, & helped develop a program to introduce e-government across Russia.