As Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META Region), Maxim is responsible for developing the business throughout the region. He started working in this role in 2016 and has over 18 years of experience in the IT sector spanning sales, marketing, and primarily distribution roles. Maxim joined Kaspersky Lab in 2014, as Deputy Head of Operations for Emerging Markets.
Between 2014 and 2016 Maxim was involved in developing the Smart City market in the areas of transportation and utility management. Previous experience includes working at Microsoft Russia as SMB Director, responsible for re-shaping the distribution strategy and channel approach to new sales models and cloud solutions. Prior to that, Maxim worked at Seagate Technology for 10 years, where he rose from Sales Representative to Managing Director of Russia and the CIS countries. In his time at Seagate Maxim grew three business areas: Channel, Enterprise and Retail.
Maxim graduated from the Space-Engineering Academy in St. Petersburg as a Space Communication Engineer.