Engineer, Latvian University, Riga, 1991. Master of Business Administration Information Systems Management, Latvian University, Riga, 1996. Master of Science in Information Systems Management, Ferris State University, The Netherlands, 1997.
Programmer, Baltic Technologies, Riga, 1988-1991; information systems executive, Commodity Exch. Diana, Riga, 1991-1992; head Commonwealth of Independent States department, Apavi Company, Riga, 1992-1994; counselor, Latin Trade Bank, Riga, 1994-1995; internnat. manager, Parex Bank Corporation, Riga, 1995-1996; trainee, MultiMedia Studio, Enschede, 1996-1997; Information Technology consultant, Cottbus, Germany, since 1997.
Married Imma Segal, November 23, 1991. 1 child, Eva.