Andrey Efremov, formerly Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for both technological development and business results of the company.
Andrey joined Kaspersky in 2004 as a system analyst. He has 14 years of experience gained in the company’s research and development department, where he progressed from head of the Development Group to become director of Cloud Infrastructure & Web Development. Before becoming CTO in 2018, Andrey spent eight years focused on cloud-based technologies, and he made a significant contribution to the creation and development of Kaspersky’s vast portfolio of products and services.
In the role of the CTO, Andrey was responsible for the strategic development of Kaspersky’s product portfolio, technological excellence and leadership in the areas of advanced threat detection, protection of cloud environments, and next generation endpoint security. He was also responsible for the transparency of Kaspersky products and technologies and their resilience to supply-chain risks, within the context of Kaspersky’s Global Transparency Initiative.
Andrey has a degree in Automated Information Processing and Control Systems from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University.