Kirill Tatarinov


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Kirill Tatarinov was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer for Citrix Systems, Inc. - a US based technology company. He was also a member of the Board of Directors from January 2016 through July 2017. Under Tatarinov’s leadership, Citrix introduced new vision & strategy and dramatically advanced corporate culture focusing on innovation and transformation to the Cloud. During his tenure, the company achieved six quarters of continued operational improvement, generated shareholder returns exceeding fifty percent, revived core product growth and nurtured new Cloud initiatives and acquisitions.

With over thirty one years of industry experience, Tatarinov previously spent thirteen years at Microsoft Corporation in several executive leadership roles serving as Executive Vice President of the Microsoft Business Solutions Division (MBS) with end-to-end responsibility for the Microsoft Dynamics business. And, prior to that, he was Corporate Vice President of Management and Solutions Division, where he was in charge of the Microsoft Windows management technologies and products, including Microsoft System Center, as well as Windows Server solutions.

Before joining Microsoft in 2002, Tatarinov was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for BMC Software, Inc. He joined BMC in 1994 via acquisition of Patrol Software where he was co-founder, chief architect, and head of R&D.

Tatarinov holds two patents for managing computer resources and related technologies.

Tatarinov grew up in Moscow, Russia, and earned a master’s degree in systems engineering from Moscow University of Transport Engineering (MIIT) and a master’s in business administration from Houston Baptist University.

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