All Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour events
In-person

November 18 – 19, 2021 | Acronis Headquarters, Switzerland

Acronis #CyberFit Summit Schaffhausen

Tickets 99 CHF
All proceeds from ticket purchases benefit the Acronis Cyber Foundation

Result-focused sessions

Automation and delivery: Driving better profits and outcomes

Case studies in success: Profiles of successful MSPs

Disaster recovery as a new essential cyberthreat mitigation tactic

Growing and protecting clients by leading with cybersecurity

Lowering your risk when 94% of attacks arrive via email

Better endpoint protection: An MSP’s tale of cyber protection

World-class speakers
Learn from the best! As the premier event series dedicated to enhancing your cyber protection business, we attract the top channel, cybersecurity, and industry experts from across the globe.
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Patrick Pulvermueller
Chief Executive Officer, Acronis
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Patrick Pulvermueller

Cloud software and hosting industry veteran, Patrick brings over 20 years of experience in technical, management, and leadership roles in which he continuously brought innovation and global growth to brands.

Patrick joins Acronis from GoDaddy, where he most recently served as President of the Partner Business. In that role, he led the company’s strategic expansion of its Hosting, Productivity, and Security services through resellers and agency partners. Combining that experience with his product development expertise, Patrick is an expert in developing successful, cloud-based go-to-market strategies, particularly through service providers, resale channels, and strategic alliances.

Previously Patrick held executive leadership roles as CEO of Host Europe GmbH and Group CEO of Host Europe Group (HEG), where he served as Group COO – having grown HEG from a small business to one that sold for $1.8 billion. He earned his MBA from The Open University in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England.

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SB (Serguei Beloussov)
Chief Research Officer, Acronis
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SB (Serguei Beloussov)

Entrepreneur and business executive with an outstanding 24-year track record of building, growing, and leading high-performing, multi-national high-tech companies in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Recognized as an innovator and thought the leader in the fields of virtualization, data center automation, and cloud computing, SB is a frequent speaker at industry events around the world. SB has led more than 200 patents and has an h-index of 27.

SB is currently focused full-time on Acronis, the company he founded in 2003 and returned to as a CEO in 2013. In July 2021, he moved to a new role of Acronis Chief Research Officer. Acronis is a global leader in cyber protection, has enjoyed rapid growth and is very profitable, generating hundreds of millions of US$ in revenue. SB also continues as a Senior Partner (part-time) at Runa Capital venture fund and Executive Chairman of Parallels.

SB is also dedicated to supporting innovation, and the development of science and education. He co-founded Qwave Capital venture fund, which was created for support of advanced quantum technologies.

SB is a Member of the Advisory Council of Innopolis. Innopolis University has already become an educational leader, featuring best practices from more than 100 teams of world-renowned professors and researchers.

SB is also a founder, main investor and Chairman of the Board of Acumatica – a leading company in the cloud ERP space, as well as founder and investor in a string of other high-tech companies.

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Amy Luby
IT Channel Evangelist, Acronis
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Amy Luby

Amy is an IT Channel Evangelist at Acronis. Amy brings a track record of success to Acronis as a successful leader and entrepreneur in the IT Services Channel, with an extensive record of achievement in Channel Sales program development and recruiting IT solution providers. She has strong technical expertise and domain knowledge in the rapidly evolving global managed, cloud and security services marketplace and a proven track record in creating profitable managed and cloud product portfolios, developing profitable Channel sales operations, increasing revenue quickly, and exploiting untapped market opportunities. Amy is founder and moderator of the global SMB Managed Services Community with 3000 active global SMB MSP reseller members. Amy is also a proven entrepreneur and pioneer in the IT services industry having founded and built one of the first Managed Services Providers (MSPs) in the country and then expanded that into one of the first Master MSPs, defining that business model in the process.

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Candid Wüest
VP, Cyber Protection Research, Acronis
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Candid Wüest

Candid Wüest is the VP of Cyber Protection Research at Acronis, the Swiss-Singaporean cyber protection company, where he researches on new threat trends and comprehensive protection methods.

Previously he worked for more than sixteen years as the tech lead for Symantec’s global security response team. Wüest has published a book, various whitepapers and has been featured as a security expert in top-tier media outlets. He is a frequent speaker at security-related conferences including RSAC and AREA41. Wüest is an advisor for the Swiss federal government on cyber risks.
He learned coding and the English language on a Commodore 64. He holds a master of computer science from the ETH Zurich and various certifications and patents.

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Craig Joseph
Chief Alliance Officer, Acronis
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Craig Joseph

With over 30 years national and international experience in Europe and Asia, I am expert in recognizing market trends in their early stages, building teams to explore the opportunity and creating go to market strategies to build profitable revenue streams. Craig has spent his entire career in the tech software business, including start-up, publicly trading and privately backed organizations. He’s grown business and regions from $0-$100m+ in over 453 countries with a very heavy emphasis working with MSPs, Vendors and Distributors in the Cloud market.

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Dan Havens
Acronis Growth Officer
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Dan Havens

Dan brings over 25 years of experience in building software companies having spent the last 12+ years specifically in the cloud space.

Prior to Acronis Dan helped build and sell numerous software companies including recently running the cloud business for Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he carried a billion-dollar quota. (HPE Cloud/Software sold to MicroFocus International 2016.)

Mr. Havens began his career as a Product Manager and Public Speaker for the Boeing Commercial Aircraft Group and holds a BS in Engineering with Minors in Math, Physics, and Speech.

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Willam Toll
Head of Product Marketing, Acronis
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Willam Toll

William is focused on connecting Acronis products with the community.

With more than 20 years of experience marketing Cloud, Hosting, IT Infrastructure, SaaS, Cloud Security and Data Protection services and solutions, William is passionate about helping organizations large and small, direct and in the channel, learn about and connect with solutions that will ensure their growth and success

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Nick Grebennikoff
Chief Development Officer, Acronis
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Nick Grebennikoff

Nikolay Grebennikov is a well-known information technology leader with extensive practical experience in both operational and strategic management.

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Gaidar Magdanurov
Chief Cyber Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Acronis
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Gaidar Magdanurov

A leader experienced in marketing and selling technology on a global market, P&L ownership, managing distributed international teams, online sales, evaluation of acquisition targets and integration of acquired companies, software engineering, and talent development.

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Stanislav Protassov
Technology President and Co-founder, Acronis
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Stanislav Protassov

Stanislav has more than 20 years of experience in global software development: from developing and designing system and application software to creating and developing globally remote engineering teams that effectively take part in the general software development process.

Stanislav is known for his innovation activities in the fields of virtualization and cloud computing. According to USPTO he is the author of about 95 issued patent applications in software development, distribution systems, virtualization technologies and algorithms, and other IT systems.

Stanislav became especially well-known in management circles for his unique capabilities to grow and retain employees. In Parallels Stanislav created from scratch one of the best engineering teams in the IT sphere, also helped in hiring highly skilled professionals for Acronis and Acumatica. Stanislav holds a Ph.D in Physics and Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

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Mareva Koulamallah
Head of PR & Communication EMEA, Acronis
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Mareva Koulamallah

Mareva Koulamallah is the Head of Marketing and Communication for Middle East and Africa at Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection. For two years before that, she also led the Public Relations (PR) and Communication’s activities and teams in Europe, Middle East and Africa at Acronis. Previously to working on the software side, she was part of another tech company, a leader in hardware solutions, Kingston Technology, handling the PR activities in EMEA for both the Kingston and HyperX (gaming) brands.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) double Major International Marketing and Management/Leadership from Rider University in the USA, and a Master’s Degree from CEFAM French-American Business School in France; both received with distinction. She has lived in six countries, and can speak several languages. She has over ten years of experience in international business development, strategic communication, and marketing.

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Joshua Beil
Director of Research & Analyst Relations, Acronis
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Joshua Beil

Joshua brings over 20 years of marketing and research experience in Internet infrastructure, having spent the last 10+ years in the cloud software space. At Acronis he is responsible for analyst relations, primary research efforts, and customer success stories. Prior to Acronis, he spent 6 years with Parallels/Odin.

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Jan-Jaap Jager
Board Advisor, Acronis Revenue Officer
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Jan-Jaap Jager

As a board advisor and Chief Revenue Officer, Jan-Jaap Jager brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Previously, he was CEO of the Intergenia Group, one of the largest hosting companies in Europe. Jan-Jaap has extensive experience in developing and growing emerging markets. In 2006, he joined SWsoft, now known as Parallels, and build a whole new region from scratch that contributed substantially to Parallels’ revenue. Prior to joining Parallels, Jan-Jaap was a pioneer within Microsoft Germany, where he led the development and execution of the Microsoft hosting strategy. Jan-Jaap holds a BA in International Economics and Management from Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, The Netherlands, as well as an advanced degree from the University of Würzburg in Würzburg, Germany.

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Steve McChesney
Chief Marketing Officer, Acronis
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Steve McChesney

As Chief Marketing Officer, Steve is responsible for the Marketing strategy and the development of critical programs to help Acronis build demand, attract new service providers and advance the brand message through paid, earned and owned media properties.

Steve has 30 years of experience in tech marketing and partner program development. He spent 13 years in various senior leadership roles at F5 Networks, leading their Channel and Global Marketing teams. Steve is focused on operational excellence, enabling data driven strategies. Previously, Steve held leadership roles at Druva, Visio Corporation (now part of Microsoft), Venture2 and Midisoft. He received his BA from the University of Washington, School of Communications & Advertising.

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Ronan McCurtin
VP Europe, Israel and Turkey, Acronis
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Ronan McCurtin

Ronan McCurtin is the Vice President for Europe, Israel and Turkey at Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection solutions.

With more than 20 years of experience in the international IT and software industry, Ronan brings extensive experience in this segment, where he has successfully led multiple teams.

He is highly qualified and experienced in developing and improving channel business and customer relationships to create efficient distribution channels and partnerships. These efforts include working with resellers and managed service providers.

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Markus Bauer
Technology Evangelist EMEA, Acronis
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Markus Bauer

Markus holds a degree in Information Electronics and has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry with extensive expertise in Business Development, Marketing, Sales, as well as Presales and distribution of products and services. He held various Sales and Channel positions in which he, amongst other things, imparted technological expertise to Partners. Moreover, he was responsible for the expansion of the Channel Business and provided a reputable and knowledgeable reference point for Suppliers as well as Partners.

Markus’ mission at Acronis is to drive strategies and share technological expertise with Partners, Customers and Resellers. He works on all Channel levels and is responsible for Acronis trainings and workshops throughout EMEA.

Experience the #CyberFit difference

Hands-on, interactive workshops
Practical, actionable takeaways
Insightful panels and breakouts
Global networking opportunities
Inspiring, visionary keynotes
Partner-focused programming

Tickets

Acronis #CyberFit Summit, Acronis Headquarters, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, November 18-19, 2021 
Standard ticket
99 CHF

You may qualify for a discount. To find out, please contact your Acronis rep. If you don’t know who your Acronis rep is, please contact us here.

Agenda

Why attend? In addition to two days of engaging sessions filled with practical insights that you can put to immediate use, you’ll meet the experts, network with peers, and enjoy several social events.

9:00 am – 10:00 am CET

Registration and Breakfast

10:00 am – 11:30 am CET

CEO Keynote

11:30 am – 12:00 pm CET

Acronis Roadmap – with Product Management

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CET

Networking Lunch in Expo Hall

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm CET

Business and Tech Track

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm CET

Networking Coffee Break in Expo Hall

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm CET

Executive Roundtable

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm GST

Keynote

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm CET

Closing Session

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm GST

Closing Party

8:00 am – 2:00 pm CET

Acronis #CyberFit Academy Cloud Tech Associate

Acronis #CyberFit Academy Cloud Sales Associate

Earn 3 certificates in one day and qualify your team in the Acronis Partner Program for benefits. We will cover the Cloud version of our Tech Foundation course and the Backup and Protect features including the new advanced packs. Technicians will learn all necessary features and be set up will to take additional training like troubleshooting, Disaster Recovery, Files and Notary training in the Academy as needed.

Earn 3 of our Sales certificates in one sitting. These are the ones your team needs to be conversant on the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and gain the certifications needed to maintain your Partner Program standing. Sales people will learn the licensing scheme and features of the product but will also learn how to overcome objections, learn sales skills, and go-to-market tactics.

Venue info

Acronis Headquarters, Rheinweg 9, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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Training and certification sessions

Acronis #CyberFit Academy Cloud Tech Associate

Earn 2 certificates in one day and qualify your team in the Acronis Partner Program for benefits. We will cover the Cloud version of our Backup and Protect Associate courses including the new advanced packs. Technicians will learn all necessary features and be set up will to take additional training like troubleshooting, Disaster Recovery, Files and Notary training in the Academy as needed. We do request students take the Cloud Tech Foundation course prior to arrival.

8:00 – 14:00 CET

November 19, 2021
Acronis #CyberFit Academy Cloud Sales Associate

Earn 2 of our Sales certificates in one sitting. These are the ones your team needs to be conversant on the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and gain the certifications needed to maintain your Partner Program standing. Sales people will learn the licensing scheme and features of the product but will also learn how to overcome objections, learn sales skills, and go-to-market tactics. We do request students take the Cloud Sales Foundation course prior to arrival.

8:00 – 14:00 CET

November 19, 2021

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Acronis Cyber Foundation

100% of the proceeds from ticket purchases support the Acronis Cyber Foundation, a non-profit building schools for underserved communities around the world. For this reason, tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour in person, you’re welcome to attend the virtual component of our Miami or Dubai summits. For information about a tax-deductible receipt, please contact us here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my ticket as an onsite attendee?

There is one level of admission for this event. With your ticket, you can attend any of the Summit’s sessions and workshops, access the expo hall, participate in all of the planned training and certification programs, and join other attendees at the Happy Hour and other special events.

Who should attend this conference?

The Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour is designed to be the ultimate event for Acronis partners looking to modernize their cyber protection technologies, processes, and strategies. With sessions and workshops featuring thought leaders from across the IT industry and IT channel, these events are ideal for CIOs, managed IT service providers, distributors, resellers, and more.

What’s the attire for the event?

Please plan on wearing business-casual attire for this conference.

COVID-19 Response

Acronis is actively monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in this area. We are following guidance from local health departments regarding the event. At this time, the Acronis #CyberFit Summit – Schaffhausen will take place as planned. However, if you are sick or feel like you are getting sick, we ask that you please stay home. Currently, older adults and persons with underlying health conditions are at an increased risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19. Examples of underlying health conditions include heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, people with weakened immune systems, and people who are pregnant. The recommendation is that people in high-risk groups consult with their healthcare provider about attending any large gathering. If you do choose to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit – Schaffhausen, please keep in mind the following recommendations on how to keep yourself and others healthy:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

You can learn more here.

How can my organization become a sponsor of the Summit?

Organizations interested in being a Summit sponsor can contact us directly at [email protected] to learn about sponsorship packages and opportunities.

Tickets cancellation policy

100% of the proceeds from ticket purchases support the Acronis Cyber Foundation, a non-profit building schools for underserved communities around the world. For this reason, tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour in person, you’re welcome to attend the virtual component of our Miami or Dubai summits.