Alexander Andreev

Alexander Andreev is a Venture Partner at Almaz Capital.

Alexander is also the CEO of SoftJoys, one of the longest established Russian software development companies. He was an Associate Professor of Mathematics, working on wireless and DSP algorithms when, bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, he founded SoftJoys.

Later he co-founded SJ Labs, a company working on VoIP technologies for the international market. Under his leadership SJ Labs developed one of the first softphones in the world, which won many “Best Product” awards. It remains the best softphone in the market.

SJ Labs became world leader in VOIP software development and was sold to and is now a part of MagicJack Vocaltech (NSDQ:CALL).

Alexander is also a board member of several startups, including Kuznech and a co-founder of Excursia.

He has been a member of the Board of Russian Software Development Association, RUSSOFT, since 2000. Alexander graduated from St. Petersburg University with a degree in Physics.


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