- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kaspersky Lab, Russian Federation
1987, graduate, Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Computer Science. One of the world's leading antivirus experts, with over 20 years' experience in the field of information security. 1989, began studying computer viruses after being shown the Cascade virus. 1991-97, worked at the KAMI Information Technologies Center, developing the AVP antivirus project with a group of associates, renamed Kaspersky Anti-Virus in November 2000. 1997, co-founded Kaspersky Lab; from the outset and for the first ten years, headed technology development in the company; since 2007, CEO.