Alexey Kirichenko received his M.Sc. in Mathematics from Leningrad (St. Petersburg) State University, Russia, and took Ph.D. studies in Theoretical Computer Science at Aalto University, Finland. He joined F-Secure in 1997 and led development of the company’s cryptographic modules and authorization infrastructure for several years. Since 2007, he has been working as Research Collaboration Manager, coordinating F-Secure’s participation in European and Finnish national research collaboration projects. Alexey represents F-Secure in WG6 of European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), co-chairing SWG6.1, and significantly contributed in the ECSO SRIA preparation.
Prior to joining F-Secure, he worked in the Computer Graphics area at Altsys Corp., and was a lecturer for mathematical courses at St. Petersburg Electro-Technical University.
In his free time, Alexey is actively involved in training of the Finnish national team for the International Mathematical Olympiad.