Anton Kolomyeytsev, CEO, CTO and Chief Architect
Anton Kolomyeytsev is a successful entrepreneur and the chief architect at StarWind. Anton originally was a Windows Kernel Engineer and a Chief Kernel Architect who created the iSCSI storage and SAN software products starting in 2003 and is responsible for driving the technical vision of StarWind Software as well as business strategy for StarWind Virtual SAN. Previously, he held software development and engineering positions at Paragon Software, a storage software company and various other software outsourcing companies in Europe and in the U.S. Anton has a degree in Engineering and Computer Science.
Art Berman, COO
Art Berman is a successful serial entrepreneur who has founded a number of companies in the technology industry. Mr. Berman brings more than a decade of entrepreneurial experience building and advising successful software companies. Art has managed worldwide online sales and operations since 2003. Mr. Berman earned his Bachelor degree in Economics from Moscow International Business Institute in 1997 and Executive MBA in Edinburgh Business School - Heriott-Watt University in 2014.
Follow the link to see his personal blog: www.bermana.net
Joseph Preston, VP of Sales
With over 17 years in the Technology industry, Joseph is a customer focused, high energy, hands-on sales executive with strong management skills and proven track record of getting things done in a predictable manner by measuring results and continuous improvement in processes, infrastructure, and efficient use of resources.
Helen Kofan, VP of Marketing
Helen Kofan has extensive experience in the fields of marketing, public relations, project management, and advertising in international high-tech companies including Siemens AG and Iskratel. Throughout her career, Helen had internships abroad many times. She earned the Certificate in Management under the Tacis program from the European Academy of Management in Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Board of Directors
Ratmir Timashev, Board Member
Ratmir Timashev possesses a rare combination of proven business savvy, forward-looking technical knowledge and market vision. As president and CEO of Veeam Software, Ratmir brings to bear more than a decade of entrepreneurial experience building, advising and investing in successful technology companies. Ratmir earned a master's degree in Chemical Physics from the Ohio State University in 1995. He continues to share his knowledge and ideas to fuel innovative IT solutions around the world.
Alexander (Sasha) Galitsky, Board Member
Alexander (Sasha) Galitsky is co-founder and managing partner of Almaz Capital. He is a well-known innovator, entrepreneur and investor in Russia, in the U.S. and in Europe.
Alexander serves on the boards of Acumatica, AlterGeo, Jelastic, Parallels and StarWind Software.
He authored more than 100 publications and holds over 30 patents for numerous inventions, including parallel processing, WiFi, and VPN Security technologies. He was honored as the most influential people in the Russian IT and Internet industry, and named "Technology Pioneer" at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2000.
Andrei Baronov, Board Member
Andrei Baronov is co-founder and managing partner of ABRT Venture Fund. He is one of the world leading Windows systems management experts.
Starting as CTO with Midwestern Commerce, he moved to the same position in Aelita Software. His expertise and insight made it possible to create a family of products whose architecture and technologies were a cut above those of the competitors. In February 2005, together with Ratmir Timashev, he co-founded Veeam Software.
Baronov received his master's degree from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1990 and a PhD degree in Physics and Technology from the same college in 1995.