Yury Averkiev, PMP, Certified Scrum Master

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Yury Averkiev, PMP, Certified ScrumMaster

Vice President of Product Managent Resume


Experienced VP of Product committed to professionalism, highly organized, able to see the big picture while paying attention to small details and exhibits excellent communication skills. Still as hands-on myself as in early days.

Proven track record mastering complex products and technologies: SaaS / hybrid cloud, backup and disaster recovery, anti-malware/anti-ransomware protection, endpoint detection and response, email security, identity and access management, VPN, virtualization, unified communications, endpoint management, vulnerability assessment, patch management, and file sync and share.

Committed to professionalism, highly organized, able to see the big picture while paying attention to small details and exhibits excellent communication skills.


  • As part of the Acronis senior leadership team transformed Acronis into a leading cyber protection vendor offering all-in-one cyber protection SaaS solution (backup, disaster recovery, anti-malware/anti-ransomware protection, email security, EDR, DLP, endpoint management, monitoring).
  • Responsible for driving pivoting change in the licensing and pricing models that resulted in accelerated adoption of the new products, increased attach rate, and revenue growth.
  • Responsible for product portfolio which generates more than $500mln in annual revenue.
  • Led transition to monthly release model. It required significant change in the product management and R&D mind set and resulted in predictable delivery timeline and much faster delivery of the critical new product capabilities.
  • Founded a software development company that became profitable within the first year of operations with the product installation based over 100,000 computers worldwide.
  • Managed and mentored a global team with 30+ product and program managers.


  • Product Management, Strategic Planning, Product Development, Product Analytics, User Experience (UX) Design.
  • Business Leadership, Team Development and Management, Cross-Organizational Alignment and Execution, Hiring.
  • Pricing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Roadmap prioritization, Public speaking, Agile Development.


  • Cyber protection / security: antimalware protection, DLP, EDR, UEBA, SIEM, and Zero trust access.
  • Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM), Professional Services Automation (PSA) software.
  • RDSH, Hyper-V, Citrix remote desktop and VDI-based delivery solutions.
  • Microsoft 365, Intune, SCCM, Jamf, MDM.
  • Confluence, Jira, ScriptRunner, Jira Structure, Team Foundation Server.
  • C++, C#, ASP.NET, .Net technologies, WPF, STL, COM, ATL, WMI, QT, Java.


Vice President of Product Management

Acronis, Singapore

2018 to present

Leading an international team of product and program managers responsible for product management of all Acronis offerings. A member of the executive team that drives the company's business and market. Focused on driving the transformation of Acronis product line into next-generation Cyber Protection product offering – Acronis Cyber Protect.

Senior Product Manager

Parallels, Inc., Singapore / Seattle, USA

2012 to 2018

Responsible for product roadmap planning, execution and coordination of engineering, marketing and sales teams to deliver Parallels’ enterprise product portfolio. Products under my control generated tens of million dollars in annual revenue.

  • Defined vision, scope, requirements and user stories.
  • Developed and maintained vital relationships across multiple internal and external departments with stakeholders, partners, and customers.
  • Provided technical support to the sales team as they prepared RFQ/RFP responses.
  • Wrote functional specs detailing the development of various product features.
  • Acted as a subject matter expert, worked with the partners and community to build awareness about Parallels’ products.

Founder and Director

SmartCode Pte. Ltd., Singapore

2004 to Present

Oversee day-to-day functions of a software development company specializing in the development of network management, remote desktop, and screen sharing solutions. Assemble and manage multidisciplinary project teams for product development.

  • Directed strategic planning, product development and life cycle management of several products.
  • Managed projects with budgets ranging as high as $10M.
  • Established strategic vision and elevated organization's profile throughout the IT community.

Project and Product Manager

Parallels, Inc., Singapore

1999 to 2004

Initiated and managed several highly visible projects within the organization. Coordinated with other internal departments, including Quality Assurance, Product Operations, and Production Support. Supervised and conducted architecture, design and code review activities. Mentored and coached staff.

  • Successfully delivered several high-profile software projects, with budgets ranging as high as $5M.
  • Developed WBS, Project Plan and Best Practices for software development team where none existed before.
  • Designed, architected and participated in the development of a client-server framework containing more than 600,000 lines of C++ code.

Sr. Software Developer

Parallels, Inc., Singapore

1998 to 1999

Acted as Team Leader on Pervasive.SQL Control Center project. Contributed to software requirements design. Led software development and QA efforts. Supervised junior developers.

  • Designed and implemented an application framework that is in use on several high-profile projects.
  • Pioneered agile software development mythologies, such as “extreme” and pair programming.


Served as a member, the secretary and the chairman of the Management Council at Changi Rise Condominium.

2012 to 2020


Pragmatic Marketing: Foundations, Focus, Build

Pragmatic Marketing

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Scrum Alliance

PMP Mega Exam Development Workshop

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects (MCTS)


Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - Application Development Foundation (MCP)


Developing Desktop Applications with Visual C++


Rational RequisitePro Tool Training

Rational Object-Oriented Analysis and Design With UML

Rational Requirements Management with Use Cases

Rational University


Moscow State Institute of Electronic Technology (Technical University)

M.S., Computer Science

Moscow State Institute of Electronic Technology (Technical University)

B.S., Computer Science


Languages: fluent English and Russian.

Citizenship: Singaporean.