Stephan was appointed Managing Director for Asia Pacific in 2017. He is mainly responsible in leading Kaspersky Lab's business in APAC and setting the company's strategy for operations, growth and profitability throughout the 25 countries across the region.
Leveraging on his previous top management roles and distribution channel expertise in advanced economies and emerging markets, Stephan spearheads his team in enhancing the leadership of Kaspersky Lab's core business of delivering security products, solutions and services to customers and organizations in APAC. He is also overseeing the market penetration of the company's new business in critical verticals such as 'industrial cyber security'. Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Stephan was senior vice president at Unify where he led successful programs for its APAC, Russia, and the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS) territories. With over 17 years of experience in the IT industry, Stephan has an extensive work experience in various technology companies with a strong record in managing channel distribution in diverse markets such as APAC, Middle East and Africa, Russia and the CIS, as well as Central, South and Eastern Europe regions.