Co-founder and current president of Acronis, Stanislav Protassov 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. Protassov holds a B.S. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIPT. He is the author of over 151 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.