Vasilij Korol

Angestellt, CDO (Chief Data Officer), Pochta Bank, JSC

Moscow, Russian Federation

About me

Professional with over 16 years of experience specializing in Finance, Data Governance & Digital Transformation for leading Fintech and IT-consulting companies. Facilitator and builder of highly skilled technology and finance teams. Career journey from a developer to a director position in Finance and a C-level position in Data Governance formed core competences and unique combination of profound knowledge of implementing robust IT-solutions and deep understanding of all finance and corporate processes. I can create effective products with limited resources. Key: 1. Flexible & open-minded with entrepreneurial mindset. 2. A love of building and developing strong teams and achieving goals / making cool products with them. 3. Excellent programming skills & quick thinking help me to dive deeply into problems to find effective, ingenious solutions. 4. Strong financial and accounting background, including an understanding of PL/BS and cash flow management, and general finance and budgeting.


Project Management
IT Project Management
Crisis Management
Demand Management
Analytical skills
Data Governance
Data Quality Management
Data Warehouse
Big Data
Strategic Planning
Financial Planning
Financial Analysis
Financial Accounting
SQL Server
Oracle Exadata Database Machine (Exadata)
Oracle Golden Gate
IT Strategy Consulting
Business Intelligence
MS Power BI
Oracle Analytics
Oracle Data Integrator
Data security management
Master Data Management
System analysis
Start-up Consulting
Digital transformation
Digital Innovation
Roam BI
Finance & Accounting
Business Analysis


Professional experience for Vasilij Korol

  • Current 5 years and 1 month, since Dec 2018

    Co-Founder (CFO & CTO)


    EMCR.IO - network of finance professionals. 4Q2018 - launched a startup, 2019 - MVP1 ready, 2021 - made a pivot, MVP2 ready, found PMF, first paying customers, > 40 corporate clients, > 1.5 ths professional experts, forecasting operational profit in 2q2022.

  • Current 6 years, since Jan 2018

    CDO (Chief Data Officer)

    Pochta Bank, JSC

    Pocha Bank - retail bank with 19 ths POSes with 21.5 million clients. Guiding a skilled team of 80+ people, combining remote & in-person work. My latest finished project (DWH Refactoring) business results: 1. the Collection process effect is estimated at 2 million USD profit over 5 years; 2. the optimal DWH architecture - more than 5.7 million USD savings over 5 years. And this is without taking into account other business processes and the indirect effects of the created Data Governance processes.

  • 9 months, Jan 2017 - Sep 2017

    Advisor to the Chairman of the Board

    Vozrozhdenie Bank, PJSC

    Supervision of the streams DWH & Management reporting, including the project "Creation and integration of the Unified DWH for Bank Vozrozhdenie and Promsvyazbank".

  • 5 years and 1 month, Sep 2012 - Sep 2017

    Deputy Director of the Finance & Management Accounting

    Promsvyazbank, PJSC

    Headed a team of the Financial Department and the IT DWH (90+ people) & leaded the areas: MIS (MS SQL + OLAP, SAP BW, Informatica, SAP BO, RoamBI, MS RS), Management Reporting (IFRS) and ABC-costing, KPI&bonuses calculation, Treasury Reporting (transfer pricing, ALM, open FX-position), consolidation and financial control of the subsidiaries, the methodology and quality of reporting, investment projects valuation and analysis, financial risk reporting. Supervised and completed main projects of Finance Block.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Oct 2010 - Aug 2012

    Head of Finance Planning & Control Department

    Banca Intesa, Russia, CJSC

    Supervised and completed main projects of Finance Block as the project manager and chief technologist: 1. Developed and introduced NIM (Net Interest Margin) calculation system (including transfer pricing methodology) of all bank products; 2. Developed and implemented the administrative cost allocation system; 3. Initiated a change of the motivation (bonus) system across various business divisions (made it more transparent, added to the KPI system NIM and Net Profit).

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jun 2008 - Oct 2010

    Head of Management Reporing Division

    Alfa-Bank, OJSC

    Responsible for a team of the 10+ finance professionals. Main achievements: · Considerable improvement of Management Reporting quality (existing errors decreased >90%, new quality levels of data control were added). · Reduction of the management reporting preparation time by more than 30%.

  • 1 year, Jun 2007 - May 2008

    Senior Consultant

    OTR Consulting (IT & business-consulting)

  • 1 year and 3 months, Mar 2006 - May 2007

    Business Applications Consultant

    RDTEX (integration of the IT-solutions for banking)

Educational background for Vasilij Korol

  • 5 years and 6 months, Sep 2002 - Feb 2008

    Mathematician-system programmer

    National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

    Faculty of Cybernetics/Informational Technologies


  • English


  • German


  • Polish


  • Russian

    First language

  • Belarussian



Child development (2 wonderful sons)
Triathlon (Ironman 70.3 finisher)
Big tennis
Alpine skiing
Sailing (day-skipper)
Reading & book publication
Digital business
Digital transformation

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