Chief Executive Officer, Kaspersky LabEugene Kaspersky is an IT Security expert, CEO and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab—an international company with regional offices in 30 countries and employing over 2,500 specialists. Kaspersky graduated from Moscow’s Institute of Cryptography, Telecommunications and Computer Science in 1987. He is known not only as a businessman, but also a thought leader in the security industry—for over 15 years since Kaspersky Lab was founded. From Flame to Gauss and Madi, he has been at the forefront of all the company's groundbreaking malware discoveries, all the while sharing his expert insight with businesses and consumers alike. Just recently he was included on Foreign Policy’s list of Top Global Thinkers of 2012 for his contribution to IT security awareness on a global scale.