Mikhail Y.Lesin was born in Moscow on July 11, 1958.
In 1984 graduated from the Moscow Kuibyshev Institute of Civil Engineering .
From 1976 to 1978 - on active military service in the Soviet army.
From 1982 to 1987 - worked on the engineering and technical positions in the Minpromstroya USSR in Moscow and Ulan Bator.
From 1988 to 1990 - Deputy Director for the production of television programs in the Creative Production Association " Game - technology".
From 1990 to 1993 - Director of the Youth creative production association " RTV ".
From 1993 to 1996 - Head of the Commercial Department, Deputy General Director, General Director of TV , " TV News " RIA " Novosti".
From 1996 to 1997 - Head of Communication Department of President Russia.
From 1997 to 1999 - Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company ( RTR) .
From 1999 to 2004 - Minister for Press and Mass Communications of Russian Federation.
From 2004 to 2009 - Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation.
From 2004 to 2010 was a board member of the "First Channel" .
Fro, 2010 to 2012 was a board member of the 'National Telecommunications " .
Mikhail Y.Lesin is awarded the Honorary Diploma of the President of the Russian Federationby, the Order " For Service to the Motherland » IV Degree .