UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
Victor Taratukhin
First Name Victor
Last Name Taratukhin
Institution/Company Stanford University
Position Visiting Professor
Country of Residence   United States
City of Residence Stanford
Phone 6502831665
E-mail vtara@stanford.edu
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Victor Taratukhin received his Ph.D. in Engineering Design in 1998
and Ph.D. in Computing Sciences and Engineering in 2002. Victor
was a Lecturer in Decision Engineering and Module Leader (IT for
Product Realization) at Cranfield University, UK (2001-2004), SAP
University Alliances Program Director (2004-2012). He is Managing
Director, Competence Center ERP at European Research Center for
Information Systems (ERCIS), University of Muenster, Germany
(2012-present) and Visiting Professor at Stanford Center for Design
Research (CDR).

Currently teaching at Stanford

ME 310I: The Essential Elements of New Product Development:
Business and Industry Perspectives

In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?
English, Russian,

In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Experience in the following areas ...
Cluster twinning x
CSR in a cluster context x
Innovation in a cluster context x
Cluster based finance schemes x
Export Consortia development x
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects x
Gender issues a cluster context x
Poverty alleviation through CD x
Development of BDS in a cluster context x
Energy efficiency in clusters x
Cluster policy advisory x

worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Manufacturing of computer, electronic and optical products
Manufacturing of motor vehicles or other transport equipment
Information and communication