Volodymyr Paniotto (born 1947) is the General director of  Kiev  International  Institute   of  Sociology (KIIS),  professor  of  the  National University  of "Kiev-Mohyla Academy". He is vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Marketing,  a  member  of  Government Body of Sociological association of Ukraine, a member of WAPOR. He was the first National Representative of ESOMAR in Ukraine (1996-2005). His principal works concern research methodology  (survey methods, exit-polls methodology, data validity   and   reliability, monitoring and estimation); modeling and simulation of social processes; poverty assessment; dynamic of xenophobia. He has  published  12  books  and  more  than  280 articles and chapters.