Artem Volkov – Researcher and PhD Student of the Department of Telecommunication Networks. He received a Bachelor of Science degree. (2017), M.Sc. (2019) and plans to defend his PhD thesis in 2021 at the St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications. He is the author of several scientific articles that are indexed in the Scopus & WoS databases and also co-authored the book “Software-define networking” in Russian language. He specializes in SDN networking and other services such as IoT applications on the data plane and network management applications on the service plane, taking into account new approaches of AI implementation to networks. He is also an Editor of draft recommendations in ITU-T SG 11 and SG 20.