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Natalya Kaspersky

Natalya Kaspersky,11
CEO at InfoWatch Group of Companies, Kaspersky Lab co-founder
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Graduated from Moscow State Institute of Electronic Engineering with a master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, and has a bachelor’s degree in Business of The UK Open University. Natalya Kaspersky is an active participant of international business community life and actively invests in high-tech companies.

Natalya is a co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, one of the world's largest antivirus companies, and CEO of InfoWatch Group of Companies, working in the sphere of information security. During her 10-year tenure at Kaspersky Lab Natalya turned a small group of enthusiasts into a world-class international IT company with annual revenues of hundreds millions USD.

Natalya holds multiple awards in Russian and International Business and IT:

  • Bronze medalist of “Top-100 most influential Russian women in business” rating.
  • “Russian Business Leader of the Year 2012” award honoring her remarkable contribution to the progress of the Russian IT community, according to Horasis, the Global visions community.
  • Leader of “Top-1000 highest Russian managers of 2014” in IT according to Kommersant leading Russian business daily and Association of Russian managers.
  • Best Technology Business Entrepreneur, Women in Technology MEA 2014 awards, Dubai.
  • Nominee as The most influential person from Russia Q1 2015 for input in the IT-industry by BRIC Magazine, UK
Rustem Khairetdinov

Rustem Khairetdinov,
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.