Bachelor Telecommunications, Moscow Telecommunications University, 1958. Doctor of Science, Moscow Telecommunications University, 1972.
Research engineer Moscow Telecomms. University, 1958—1960, research engineer, research fellow, project leader, head research laboratory, 1964—1974, associate professor, 1968—1974, head department, head laboratory, 1974—1992, senior principal research specialist, 1992—2006. Senior emerging technologies specialist Chief Technology Office Telstra, Melbourne, Australia, since 2006.
Editorial board Transactions Telecomms. Universities, Moscow, 1974—1992. Section head All Union A.S. Popov Science Society Radio, Electronics and Telecomms., Moscow, 1982—1992.
Part-time professor telecommunications University Melbourne, since 1994. Member, deputy section head Science and Technology Council, Ministry Telecomms. Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1982—1992.
Married Ella V. Gitlits, April 7, 1962. Children: Nonna, Veronika.