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Aleksandr Andreev

Alexander Andreev
CEO, SoftJoys

Alexander Andreev is a Founder and CEO of SoftJoys, one of the longest established Russian software development companies.

After graduating from St. Petersburg University with a degree in Physics, Mr. Andreev was an Associate Professor of Mathematics, working on wireless and DSP algorithms. Bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, he left the University in 1994 to found SoftJoys, a software development company working on VoIP technologies for the international market. Under his leadership in 1995 the company developed one of the first softphones in the world which had several "The best Product" awards and still is the best softphone in the market.

SoftJoys also has a Data Recovery Center in St.Petersburg helping people to save information from broken HDDs and Flash memories.

Mr. Andreev has been a member of the Board of Russian Software Development Association RUSSOFT since 2000. In 2010 Alexander Andreev has became a co-founder and a member of the Board of MIT Enterprise Forum of Russia, a local unit of an international community which builds connections to technology entrepreneurs.

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