Co-founder and current president of Acronis, Stanislav Protasov has over 20 years of experience in global software development, from the development and design of system and application software to the creation and global development of remote engineering teams that effectively participate in the overall software development process.
He is also co-founder and senior vice president of engineering and R&D at Parallels. Protasov holds a B.S. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIPT. He is the author of over 220 patents for software development, distribution systems, virtualization technologies and algorithms and other IT systems. He has received over 50 awards for his work in software development.