Samvel V. Martirosyan
1990 - 1995: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Mathematics, Bachelor`s degree
1995 - 1997: Armenian State Engineering University, Faculty of Mathematics, Master’s degree
1997 - 1999: Armenian State Engineering University, Engineer/Researcher’s degree

Professional membership
Barcamp Yerevan IT and media annual conference organizers team member (
Public Journalism Club, board member (
Board member of Civil Society Institute NGO (
ICANN ALS (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) member from Media Education Center,
ISOC (Internet Society) Armenia, member ( ISOC AM zone Improper Content Response Group member.
TEDxYerevan, Advisory Board member
Safer Internet Armenia (, Council member
The Internet Governance Council of the Republic of Armenia, Member of Council

Working Experience
2013 August - present: The Internet Governance Council of the Republic of Armenia, Member of Council
2012 January - present: crowdsourcing elections monitoring project. Director
2011 September - present: site about media, Project of Media Initiatives Center Columnist
2011 September - present: Yerevan State Linguistic University. Department of PR and Information Lecturer
2009 - present: Russian News Agency “Caucasian Knot” (Кавказский Узел) Blogger-columnist from Armenia
2006 September - present: “Noravank” foundation. Centre for Information Studies Senior expert on information security
2005 June - present: “OpenArmenia” internet forum. Co-owner and administrator
2011 February - present: Yerevan State University. Department of journalism, Lecturer
2011 September - 2014 February: “Alternative Resources in Media” (implemented by Internews Network (USA), Internews Media Support NGO, Eurasia Partnership Foundation and Yerevan Press Club) program New media trainer
2012 August - 2014 February : Armenian social network Internal communications manager.
2011 March - 2013 December: Armenian new media mobile reporting, public journalism portal Director
2004 April - 2010 February: “Cnews.Ru” News Agency. (Russia) IСT-analyst
2003 January - 2009 December: “Rosbalt” News Agency. (Russia) Correspondent in Armenia. Political and military analyst
2004 December - 2009 January: «Human Rights in Armenia» portal.
Blog and on-line interview managing; web-site promotion, board member
2007 September - 2009 January: “Webplanet” and “Webinform” on-line editions (Russia). Columnist
2005 September - 2007 December: “Development of e-Societies in South Caucasus” TACIS project. Project manager in Armenia
September 1999 - January 2007: Civil Society Institute NGO, Member of NGO, board member, project manager
2004 September - 2006 June Russian newspaper Military-Industrial Courier (Военно-Промышленный Курьер). Military observer from Armenia
2004 December - 2006 February: EurasiaNet. Political, social and economy observer
2004 June - 2005 December: portal about ICT in Armenia (Internews). Editor and coordinator
2002 December - 2004 October: Columnist, news reporter
2003 February - 2003 December: “Cominfo Consulting” company. ICT-reporter
March 1998 - October 2001: “Gnosis” magazine. Co-founder, editorial board member
September 1995 - June 1997: Yerevan Free Humanitarian University. Lecturer

Academic courses
Social Media
Information Security

Scale of professional interests Information Security
Information Warfare
Information Technology
New Media
Internet Governance

Foreign Languages
English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Samvel V. Martirosyan

Lecturer | Faculty of Sociology - Chair of Applied Sociology