Anatoly Karachinsky

President, IBS Group Holding

Anatoly Karachinsky has been President and CEO of IBS Group, a leading player on the local IT services and consulting market, since 1992. Prior to IBS, he served as Technical Director at Intermicro and Sales Director at PROSYSTEM, an Austrian IT company.

Mr Karachinsky established IBS (Information Business Systems) in 1992. In 1995, Depo Computers – for many years was the No 1 desktop PC manufacturer in Russia – was added to the group (and subsequently disposed of in 2009 via a management buyout), followed in 2000 by Luxoft, a leader on the Russian software development outsourcing market.

He holds a degree in Systems Engineering from the Applied Cybernetics Department of the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering.