Bykov was born and raised in Ukraine.
Graduated from Institute of Economics and Arts.
Also completed courses in effective management and Self-Government business.
Was Head of department in a large firm responsible for the distribution of books in Russia. In 2002, together with his wife, Mr. Bykov founded The Press Distribution Company.
company is among the top five in Russia and the CIS .
The company received numerous awards and diplomas for press distribution and effective management.
Besides a large press distribution network across Russia, he owns an advertising agency as well as investments in the media industry and show business .