Andrey Efremov was appointed Chief Technology Officer on September 29, 2018. In this role, Andrey is 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 is 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 joined Kaspersky in 2004 as a system analyst. He has 14 years’ 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, 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.
Andrey has a degree in Automated Information Processing and Control Systems from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University.