Vince Steckler

Company: Avast

Job Title: CEO

As CEO of Avast, Vince Steckler has transformed Avast from a sub $20M regional company into a $750M full service global security provider that uses next generation technologies to advance its mission of making the internet safe and accessible. Vince joined Avast in 2009, and continues to be a passionate and vocal advocate for Internet safety as well as the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the security industry. He has put the right strategic elements in place to build one of the most popular choices for security software and one of the largest and most advanced threat detection networks in the world. Avast’s threat detection network is designed to protect more than 400 million users globally from the latest cyber security attacks, malware, phishing, ransomware and breaches in real-time. A seasoned international executive in management and technology, Vince is an established security thought leader and frequent speaker.