Was born in 1970 in Moscow.
In 1992 he graduated from the Moscow Automobile and Road Technical Institute. In 1993 Mikhail received his second diploma from the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation.
In 1996-97 he completed the finance and management course for top managers at the Wharton Business School.
1998-2004 - worked at the international consulting company McKinsey&Co.
2004-2005 - Managing Director for the Ferroalloys Division at Interpipe Corp. (Ukraine).
2005-2011 - Vice President for Sales and Customer Service; Head of the MTS Russia business; President of MTS OJSC.
On 10 March 2011 Mikhail Shamolin was appointed President and Chairman of the Management Board of Sistema JSFC.
Member of the Strategy Committee; Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee; IR and Dividend Policy Committee of the Sistema Board of Directors; member of the Board of Trustees of the Sistema Charitable Foundation.