Arkady Volozh

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Arkady Yuryevich Volozh (Russian: Аркадий Юрьевич Волож; born 11 February 1964) is a Russian billionaire and businessman,[1] serial technology entrepreneur, computer scientist, investor and philanthropist. He pioneered the development of search and navigation technology as well as intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Volozh co-founded several IT enterprises, including CompTek, Arkadia, InfiNet and Yandex. Yandex is one of Europe's largest Internet companies, operating Russia's most popular search engine. Yandex is listed in NASDAQ, and was traded at over 30 billion dollars in November 2021.

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Arkady Volozh
Volozh in 2018
Born (1964-02-11) 11 February 1964 (age 59)
Guryev, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Atyrau, Kazakhstan)
CitizenshipRussian, Maltese, Israeli
Alma materGubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
Known forPrincipal founder and former CEO of Yandex

In June 2022, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine and followed sanctions imposed against him, Volozh stepped down from all his positions in Yandex and left the company.[1] Volozh has lived in Tel Aviv with his family since 2014.

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