Tatiana Kurakova holds a Masters degree with excellent diploma (cum laudis) in Radio Engineering and Electronics from Moscow Aviation University, Russia. After finishing the Post-Graduated Courses of the same University, she worked as a junior research officer in the Scientific Research Laboratory of the Moscow Aviation University and later for over 10 years in Russian telecommunication private sector.
Currently she is a counsellor of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). She also follows the activities of Study Group 11 “Signalling requirements, protocols and test specifications”, Study Group 13 “Future networks including cloud computing, mobile and Next Generation Networks, SG13RG-13 and JCA on Cloud Computing. She was a speaker and panelist at many seminars/conferences/forums. She has some publications.