Investments in a Global Development of Security Companies

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Moderator: Alexander Galitsky

The participants of this section will touch upon the areas of investments in the cyber-security companies, explain how to go global from the local markets and to structure the companies for the international market, as well as discuss further development of the companies as a result of the next investments rounds. These issues will be discussed by the section participants:

  • Yoav Tzruya, Partner, JVP Cyber Labs
  • Sergei Khodakov, Head of Information Security Foresight, Skolkovo Foundation
  • Geoffrey Baehr, General Partner, Almaz Capital Partners (former Chief Network Officer of Sun Microsystems)
  • Mikhail Kader, Distinguished systems engineer, Cisco

  • Language
  • Russian

Alexander Galitsky is a managing partner of Almaz Capital Partners, a venture fund founded in 2008 and backed by Cisco Systems, EBRD and IFC. His investments include Parallels, Yandex, QIK (sold to Skype), Vyatta (sold to Brocade), Acumatica, Alawar, EverNote, GridGain, WikiMart, etc. He pioneered in WiFi and VPN technologies in partnership with Sun Microsystems and was a pioneer of the Russian internet industry back in the 90s. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, he served as one of the top technical executives for the Soviet space industry. Alexander was honored numerous times as the most influential person in the Russian IT and Internet industry by independent agencies, including Forbes.

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