In 1975, Vladimir Kuryakov graduated from the mechanical faculty of the Kharkov Higher Military Command School of Missile Forces as a military engineer-mechanic.
In 1981, he received a postgraduate degree at the Peter the Great Military Academy, the Chair of rocket ballistics and space vehicles.
Since 2008, he was actively engaged in consulting activities, working as managing partner in the company York Strategies Consulting Inc.
Since 2012, Mr. Kuryakov has been Associate Professor at the SHFM RANEPA.
Management Company "International Lighting Holding".
2006 – 2009, Advisor to the President for Strategic 2006, JSC Lisma, Commercial Director