Maelle Gavet currently serves as CEO of OZON.ru, a Russian Internet shop that sells a wide variety of Russian language goods including books, music, movies, software, toys, cosmetics, home and decoration products, and electronics, which accounts for 30% of the company’s turnover. Ozon has been operating from Russia since 1998 and delivers to any part of the globe, with a main focus on providing their compatriots in CIS with the opportunity to keep in touch with their Russian culture. Gavet began her career at Ozon in 1999 as head of its marketing department. She was also the Founder and Managing Director of Predstavitelskij Dom and spent six years working at the Boston Consulting Group. From 1999 to 2001, Gavet also served as project manager of the nonprofit Preobrazhenie Foundation. Gavet was born in France and received her education from Sorbonne University (Paris, France), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Fontenay-St-Cloud (France), and the Institut D’Etudes Politiques (France, Paris).