Serguei Beloussov

Senior Partner, Runa Capital

Serguei Beloussov is a successful entrepreneur and leader with 18 years’ experience in the creation, development and management of international IT companies in North America, Europe and Asia. He is renowned as an innovator in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data center automation, and he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences around the world.

At present, Mr. Beloussov is Chairman and CEO of Parallels – a world leader in software for cloud services and desktop virtualization. He is also founder, major investor and board chairman at Acronis – a world leader in software for managing disk space and data recovery. Acronis and Parallels were founded as one company and now have a combined turnover in excess of $300 mln.

Mr. Beloussov graduated from the Moscow Physical-Technical Institute in 1992 and received his BS in Physics in 1995, with a specialization in physics and electronics (both with honors). In 2007 he became a candidate of technical sciences. He is the co-author of 43 issued patents and new inventions are anticipated.