Roman Alyoshkin graduated from the Russian University of Transport with a degree in applied mathematics. He started his career as a Project Manager at Acronis International GmbH, a global technology company which develops on-premise and cloud software backup solutions, disaster recovery and secure file sync tools. During his time working at Acronis, Alyoshkin managed to launch several successful projects eventually rising to Director of Product Development. He joined Kaspersky in 2016 and led a business incubator project called Polys, a blockchain-based online voting system. Alyoshkin has been a speaker at numerous world-class conferences, including GovWare, GovInsider, the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy and the Blockchain Leadership Summit, amongst others.