Maxim Polkunov

Co-founder & Commercial Director, Weekend digital agency


2015 – B.A. in sociology, Russian State Social University

2016 – B.A. in branding and communication, Moscow Academy of Industry and Finance

2016 – MBA in advertising and public relations, Moscow Business School


Since 2012 is involved in digital marketing. He started his career as a marketer at 2GIS Company, coming up to head of marketing department in 2014. From 2015 to 2016 – head of marketing & sales department and special projects director at KudaGo Company. From 2016 till present moment – co-founder and commercial director of Weekend Agency for events and locations internet promotion.

Teaches at RMA business school, “Management in music business & entertainment industry” faculty.

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On May 20 Ilgiz Yanbukhtin participated in the annual “Russia – Islamic World” ( ) Strategic Vision Group meeting , taking place in Kazan within the XII International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic World: KazanSummit 2022”. “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice” and “Russia – Islamic World” Strategic Vision Group consider the possibility of the program integration into various international cultural cooperation projects.


On April 8 “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice” Program Director Ilgiz Yanbukhtin participated in the Legal Online Education Conference, organizer – Katkov.School (Pavel Katkov is the head). Theme – “Fundamental education and online education – pros and cons”. Watch the dialogue between Ilgiz Yanbukhtin and Pavel Katkov on the above-mentioned topic –


On April 8-10, 2022 Legal Online Education Conference: what, why and from who lawyers may learn in 2022.  Katkov.School is the Conference organizer, led by Pavel Katkov – speaker and partner of “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice”.  Read more “Legal Online Education Conference – April 8-10, 2022”

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