18 November

The President of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Head of Sberbank and the President of Google Russia at ISK

The President of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, the Head of Sberbank Mr. German Gref and the President of Google Russia Mr. Carlo d’Asaro Biondo visited the International School of Kazan today. ISK leaders shared the school’s vision for education and explored the school’s wonderful facilities.

Mr. Gref was impressed with the ISK’s design, facilities and the library. He presented us the so called «Sberbank Library» — series of business and management books that were selected and translated into Russian by Sberbank. One of them is «How Google works» was signed by Mr. Biondo and the famous «7 habits of highly effective people» was signed by Mr. Gref, who admitted it was his favourite book and «changed his life».

Carlo Biondo — Head of the Russian representation of the search giant, which supports and develops a number of Internet services and products, showed his great interest in ISK as well. At the end of the tour he mentioned that after seeing the school he would like to go back to school. The parties agreed to continue the newly established friendship and launch a project together in the near future.