Acronis #CyberFit Summit
Singapore

February 17-18, 2022 | Acronis Headquarters, Singapore
World-class speakers
Connect with the best! Enhance your MSP business’ cyber protection capabilities with advice from the top channel, cybersecurity, and industry experts.
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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 and Founder, Acronis
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SB (Serguei Beloussov)

SB is the founder of Acronis, currently serving as the company’s Chairman and Chief Research Officer. Prior to this role, SB served as Acronis’ Chief Executive Officer from 2013-2021. SB was also Acronis’ first Chairman of the Board from 2003-2007 and again from 2019 to present-day.

Before founding Acronis, SB served as Parallels’ CEO until 2011, a company that operates as a global leader in virtualization and automation software. SB still provides leadership to Parallels today as the company’s Executive Chairman. SB is also the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Acumatica, and a Senior Partner at Runa Capital, a global technology-focused venture capital firm he co-founded with university colleagues in 2010.

As of July 1, 2021, SB has stepped down as CEO of Acronis so he can better lead the company’s technology and research strategy as Chief Research Officer. SB’s role now includes a larger focus on overseeing and directing the company’s advanced technologies, as well as its university relations program – including the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT) in Switzerland, which he co-founded in 2019.

SB sits on the Governing Board of the Centre for Quantum Technologies in Singapore. He holds a B.S. in Physics, an M.S. (Hons) in Physics and Electrical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIPT.

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Amy Luby
Chief 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 of 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 Success 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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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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Yury Averkiev
VP, Product Management, Acronis
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Yury Averkiev

Yury has 15+ of experience delivering innovate enterprise endpoint management, RMM, and cyber protection solutions. In his own words: “I love to build great products and the challenges and the satisfaction that come with the job delivering products that truly help our partners and the end customers”.

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Neil Morarji
General Manager, Asia Pacific at Acronis
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Neil Morarji

Neil comes with over 20 years of experience in the Cloud and Digital Transformation space. Prior to joining Acronis, he managed Ingram Micro’s Cloud Platform Business (Odin) in APJ. He was responsible for business growth, Professional Services and Alliance Management, driving and maintaining sustained growth across regional cloud partners. And before that, Neil held the position of a managing director at Parallels and Odin in Australia and New Zealand, building trusted partnerships with some of the countries’ largest services providers and hosters.

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Jon McCarrick
Global Head of Partner Evangelism, Acronis
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Jon McCarrick

on is a veteran in the cloud service provider space, having worked for Parallels and Open-xchange prior to joining Acronis. Jon’s mission is to create an active community of service providers around the Acronis product line.

Expect to visit with Jon at your favorite trade show or find him on your favorite social media platform.

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Mark Hammer
Bilingual Technology Evangelist, Acronis
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Mark Hammer

Mark Hammer has significant technical consulting expertise with 19 years’ experience. He was co-founder of an internationally recognized consulting firm which received dozens of rewards for leadership, quality of work, and sales performance in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software space.

He is a seasoned public speaker and has extensive experience managing and delivering training seminars and conferences for technical software applications, business processes, and sales leadership for business owners and fellow practitioners. He is also fluent in Spanish.

He has a wide array of technical expertise up and down the traditional IT stack. Highly skilled at communicating with all levels of constituents to provide real-world solutions to problems that impact business viability and efficiencies. He has successfully managed software implementation projects with international cross-functional teams for Fortune 100 companies. Mark Hammer currently works as a Bilingual Technology Evangelist at Acronis.

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Righter Kunkel
Head of Acronis #CyberFit Academy
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Righter Kunkel

Righter is responsible for all internal and external education, certification, and evangelism at Acronis. He leads a team of trainers and evangelists, working in close collaboration with the marketing team, to drive sales enablement for Acronis’s inside sales, field sales and marketing team, in addition to all of Acronis’s partners, distributors, resellers and service providers. Righter plays a crucial role in driving business growth working in close collaboration with the Acronis executive team and ensures high productivity of Acronis’ sales and marketing. In an age where the attention span of most people is shrinking, this person will know how to teach online content remotely thereby driving increased awareness and engagement of Acronis and its robust offering and platform.

Righter has over 20 years of leadership experience in the public sector/commercial education and consulting industry. Righter has a deep working knowledge of operating a global for-profit partner, employee, and customer training business to include the internal business functions of development, certification, enablement, sales, services, and operations.

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Amos Dong
Partner Technology Evangelist, Acronis
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Amos Dong

Amos is passionate in latest technology trends. He comes from a solid technical IT infrastructure background. He has over 14 years of experience in the IT industry. Holding multiple certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, and Red Hat. His interests and specializations include Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange Server, Hyper-V and VMware virtualization, Office 365 and G Suite, Cisco Routing and Switching, Network Security, and Linux Server.

Among some of the companies that he had been with previously are Microsoft, IBM, T-Systems, Atos, HCL, NCS, and Visa. He held positions ranging from Solutions Architect, Presales and Techncial Consultant, Systems and Network Engineer, IT Manager, and Technical Trainer. Amos likes sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. His current and last 2 job roles were Training related.

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Ron Eo
Head of Curriculum and Training, Acronis
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Ron Eo

As Head of Curriculum and Training, Ron is responsible for curriculum and training development for enabling partners, end-users and employees at Acronis.

With over 15 years of training delivery, management and development experience in the IT software and training industry in Apac, Ron has a deep working knowledge of how training and enablement can transform individuals and companies and accelerate returns on investment.