CEO of Appercut
Rustem Khairetdinov was born on 30 March 1966. He graduated from Moscow State University of Lomonosov, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics. Also he passed postgraduate course at Institute of multiphase systems mechanics of Russian Academy of Sciences. For more than 20 years he works in corporate IT and information security.
Rustem led commercial departments in leading IT companies: Steepler, Dell Systems, Gorod-Info, Kaspersky Lab, Netwell. In 2004 he was appointed head of commercial department of InfoWatch, and in a few years brought the company to the highest positions of the Russian IT market. In 2010 he founded and headed the Appercut company, which later joined the InfoWatch holding.
In 2010 he defended his thesis of Candidate of Economics as he presented an innovative method to optimize corporate information security costs. Rustem is a frequent lecturer in colleges and corporate universities, he also writes articles for professional and business periodicals.