Mrs. Olga N. Gershenzon is the Marketing Director and co-owner of the Moscow-based R&D Center ScanEx (ScanEx), where she is responsible for marketing and corporate development strategies and activities. Also she is the General Director and co-founder of the NGO 'Transparent World', non-profit organization, realizing non-commercial projects of ScanEx and also General Director and co-founder of The Center for Development of Information Technologies, realizing development of technologies for RS data and their manufacturing application. Keenly interested in the application of remote sensing technology to solve practical problems, she is an advocate of affordable, decentralized solutions for receiving, processing and analyzing space information. The member of GOFC/GOLD (Global Observation for Forest and Land Cover Dynamics, Executive Committee, associate of the LEAD program (Leadership for Environment and Development, and a member of the Steering Committees for Global Forest Watch ( and Forest Watch Russia, she is particularly interested in problems connected with environmental monitoring with use of the Earth remote sensed data.

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