Maxim Potashev

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  • Name: Maxim Potashev ( Maksim Potashev )
  • Date of birth: 20 January 1969
  • Age: 48 years
  • Place of birth: Moscow
  • Activities: scholar, participant of the intellectual games, marketer, business consultant, business coach
  • Marital status: married to Elena Chuhraeva

    Maxim Potashev: biography

    Maxim Oskarovich Potashev was born in January 1969 in a family of intellectuals. His father is head of laboratory at research Institute VNIIDREV, candidate of technical Sciences, author of several monographs Oscar E. Potashev. Since childhood Maxim was actively fond of sports, particularly basketball and football. He is a fan of PFC CSKA.

    In the biography of Potasheva show «What? Where? When?» has played a huge role. He became interested in intellectual game at a very young age, the boy watched the players with great enthusiasm, with all the children’s zeal wanting to take their place. In addition to TV casino guy was interested in sport bridge is a card game for intellectuals.

    In 1991, Maxim Potashev graduated from the faculty of applied mathematics and management, MIPT (Moscow Institute of physics and technology), after which he taught at the Department of applied and General economy of native high school. However, future master of teaching interested in for a while.

    In his lifetime, he managed to change a few of the activities: led by the Centre for operational marketing of «Rosgosstrakh», analytical center «Kaspersky Lab», worked as the development Director of the publishing house «Azbuka-Atticus» and the Internet-Agency «the Result.» Currently, Maxim Potashev is a partner of the Agency «R&P Consulting», which deals with the promotion of corporate IT systems.

    Also, the intellectual conducts seminars and trainings on the development of thinking and intelligence, sales and marketing, team building and technology decision-making in which teaches its students to use intuition and work with each other.

    Maxim Potashev, «What? Where? When?»

    Maxim Potashev began to play in sport version of «What? Where? When?» in twenty years. In 1990 he participated in the first edition of «brain-ring». Since 1994 he is listed in the permanent composition of the members of the famous intellectual game.

    Their first game in the TV club Maxim has played for Mikhail Smirnov. Then played in teams of Andrey Kozlova, Valentina Golubeva. In 2014 he was the player of the team of elders (captain Victor Sydney).

    Intellectual, admitted that the defeats in the sports bridge, which he enjoys in his spare time, is quiet. But in «What? Where? When?» he only plays to win, for him there is only first place and «any other result is a highly distressing».

    Potashev became world champion in the sport version of the «intellectual casino» in 2003 and 2011 is Also the owner of the Cup of the Russian Federation (2001, 2008, 2011), 6-fold champion of Moscow (1996-1998, 2003, 2008, 2009). In 2000, more than 50,000 spectators recognized him as the best player-intellectual over 25 years of television club : he was awarded «Diamond star master and «Large crystal owl». In addition, he has participated in all seasons of «brain-ring», two times received the title of absolute champion of the TV game, eleven times champion of the month.

    Maxim Potashev is Vice-President of the International Association of clubs «What? Where? When?» (2001), President of the Association of Moscow clubs games and public organization «Federation of the sports bridge of Russia». He is winner of the prize. Voroshilov for his merits in the development of the project (2007).

    In 2012, Potasheva invited to make questions for the experts. In the words of the master, to come up with questions is harder than answering them.

    Maxim Potashev: personal life

    Maxim Potashev married for the second time. He played with his first wife

  • Elena Alexandrova one team show. In 2005, they had twins, Andrew and Roman. Despite the fact that the couple repeatedly called your marriage a happy one, the couple divorced. Potashev met second wife
  • Elena Chuhraeva on the sport version of intellectual club. In 2014 they had a daughter Anna.

    Maxim Potashev: photo

    Maxim Potashev