Volozh Arkady

Arkady Volozh
Chief Executive Officer, Yandex

Arkady Volozh is a co-founder of Yandex and has been a board member and CEO since 2000. He has co-founded several successful IT enterprises, including InfiNet Wireless, a Russian provider of wireless networking technology, and CompTek Internaional, one of the largest distributors of network and telecom equipment in Russia. Mr Volozh has been working on search technology since the 1990s. Among his earlier achievements was developing electronic search for use with patents, classical Russian literature and the Bible.

Mr Volozh holds a degree in applied mathematics from the Gubkin Institute of Oil and Gas.