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Arkady Volozh

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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Billion
Residence: Moscow, Russia
Country: Russia
BirthDay: 11 February 1964
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Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
BIOGRAPHY

Arkady Volozh was bornon 11 February 1964 in Moscow, Russia, Russia. Arkady Volozh is #1562 in List Billionaires People In The World. Arkady Volozh is a principal founder and largest individual shareholder of search engine Yandex, Russia's Google. He cofounded the business with Ilya Segalovich who died of cancer in 2013. Volozh, who studied applied mathematics at Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, started working on search in 1989. That same year he founded CompTek, now one of the largest distributors of network and telecom equipment in Russia. In 2016 Volozh co-founded Turkish food delivery outfit Getir and became investor and board member in Israeli firm, NeuroSteer, brain monitoring and neurofeed technology firm.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$1.15 Billion

2014

$1.7 Billion

2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.7 Billion

TIMELINE
2000

In 2000, he left his position as CEO of CompTek International to become the CEO of Yandex

1993

In 1993, Arkady Volozh and Ilya Segalovich developed a search engine for "non-structured information with Russian morphology"

1989

He also started working on search in 1989, which led to him establishing Arkadia Company in 1990

1986

He attended Republican School of Physics and Mathematics in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and then studied applied mathematics at Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, graduating in 1986

1964

Arkady Yurievich Volozh (born 11 February 1964, Atyrau, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic) is the principal founder of Russian search engine Yandex

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