CEO, InfoWatch Group of Companies
Co-founder, Kaspersky Lab
Natalya Kaspersky is a co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s largest antivirus companies, and CEO of the InfoWatch Group of Companies, specializing in developing software solutions for IT security.
During her 10-year tenure at Kaspersky Lab, Natalya was able to turn a small group of enthusiasts into a prominent world-class international IT leader with annual revenue of hundreds millions of dollars.
In 2003, as Kaspersky lab CEO, Natalya initiated the set-up of daughter company InfoWatch, focused on developing solutions to protect confidential corporate data and managing a broad spectrum of security issues and information flaws.
Natalya’s global business and IT marketing expertise helped make InfoWatch market leader in the Russian DLP market and to continually expand its global operations.
In 2007 Natalya became CEO of InfoWatch and, with a newly formed Board of Directors, started regional expansion and enhancement of the company’s product portfolio.
In 2010 InfoWatch and Internet company Ashmanov & Partners teamed up to create JSC Kribrum, which develops cloud solutions for social media monitoring analysis.
In 2011 InfoWatch acquired the German company Cynapspro GmbH, which was engaged in developing software solutions for endpoint protection in the enterprise network. By doing so in 2011, InfoWatch became a group of companies.
Today the InfoWatch Group of Companies sells its products in more than 10 countries, including Germany, Switzerland, UAE, India, Saudi Arabia, Bahrein, etc. The Group also includes the Natalya Kaspersky Innovation Center, which creates and develops new technologies to be submitted to the Group to commercialize.
Natalya Kaspersky is active in Russian and international business community life. She is a member of several IT committees of Russian governmental organizations, a member of Board of Directors of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Russian-British Chamber of Commerce advisory councils.
Natalya holds multiple awards from top notch Russian and international IT and Business Associations. In December 2011 she was nominated as one of the Top-25 “Russians to Watch” by the Financial Times. Natalya was born in 1966. She graduated from Moscow State Institute of Electronic Engineering with a master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The UK Open University. Natalya speaks English and German.
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