Senior Partner, Runa Capital
Mr Beloussov is a successful self-made entrepreneur and business executive with an outstanding 15-year track record in building, growing and leading high-performing, multi-national high tech companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Since 2010, he has been the Senior Partner of Runa Capital, investing in technological projects on seed and early stages. Since 2003, he has been the Chairman and CEO of Parallels, a global leader in virtualisation and automation software for consumers, businesses and service providers. Under Mr. Beloussov’s leadership, Parallels has quickly grown to profitability and #1 market positions with its innovative desktop virtualisation, OS containers and control panel product lines. He is also a founder and major investor in Acronis, a global leader in storage management and disaster recovery software for consumers, SMBs and large enterprises. Previously, Mr Beloussov co-founded and helped grow a PC manufacturing business to $150 million in revenue in less than 3 years, the S&W electronics company to over $500 million in only 8 years, and Solomon Software SEA — each of which has become profitable in the first year since inception. He holds a B.S. in Physics, an M.S. in physics and electrical engineering with honours, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.