Alexey Polyakov

Future Technologies Security Intelligence Manager, Secure Solutions Development, Kaspersky Lab, USA

Since graduating from Moscow State Airspace University with an M.Sc. in Physics, Alexey’s been working in the IT security industry – now for 18 years – with a résumé featuring positions at McAfee, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Symantec and Microsoft. Prior to joining us at KL Alexey worked as a senior security program manager at Microsoft, where he became the proud founder of the Microsoft Security Response Team and was one of the key members of the company’s security development. He’s authored and co-authored security technologies protected by 18 patents, and one such technology was Secure Boot – perhaps the most ambitious advance in Windows 8 in terms of security.