Alex Petrov

Alex Petrov

Employee, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Bitfury

Munich, Germany



Professional experience for Alex Petrov

  • Current , since Oct 2012

    Chief Information Officer (CIO)


    Bitfury group top 50 Forbes blockchain company 3 years at row. Bitfury group is a global team of experts in technology, business, communications, security, fin-tech and civil society, Bitfury expertise from IC chip design till finally mounted servers in datacenter, including datacenter building, software/hardware, neural networks/AI, state of art data-centers PUE 1.05, mobile data-centers in marine containers, Immersion cooling technology, HPC high performance computing.

  • 11 years and 6 months, Aug 2000 - Jan 2012

    Care Division Director Baltic area

    Secproof Oy

    Baltics area IT Security director. IT Security consultancy, IT security auditor, IT forensics. Customers projects & cases heading world wide. Business Process optimizations, Risk Management. Security care solutions. IT Solutions optimization & resource efficiency auditor. IT stack documentation & processes. Security Trainer - MSS, LPT, ECSA, CHFI, PCI DSS, CISA.

  • 2011 - 2012


    FTC Telecom

    Signaling traffic worldwide, MAP,CAP. VoIP, Sigtran,S7. Redundant network infrastructure, Voice, SMS, GPRS, GSM, roaming & sub-services. Network & core services infrastructure planing, service continuity support. VoIP Core, startup lead systems architect. Kamailio, Freeswitch, api, xml-rpc, json c/c++ modules coding. SS7, SIGTRAN, SMPP, TUN,STUN/TURN, RTPRelay, XMLRPC, JSON

  • 2008 - 2011

    LSO / Risk Management department

    General Electric / GE Money

    IT security standards and strategies control inside LSO responsibilities. + System administration department leading in GE Bank since 2009. + Risk Management sub-department leader since 2010.

  • 2002 - 2004



    Corporative customers IT solutions leader. IT System Analyst, IT Resources & security auditor, IT forensics. Penetration tests. Project leader. GSM/Cellular services.

  • 1998 - 2001

    General Network Administrator

    Ministry of Interior Affairs LV

    Major network administrator in ministry of interior affairs. Project heading, solutions, IT security, analysis, planing, implementation, coordination.

  • 1992 - 1998

    IT Solution Engineer

    Police Department Republic of Latvia

    IT Networking, IT Project development, Programming, Lead specialist. Unix, Novell CNE, Cisco CNE, DB, BCP. 3Com, Bay networks, TDM, CSU/DSU, Leased lines, E1/T1, Frame-relay, FDDI.

  • 1988 - 1990

    System Programmer

    ESCO Riga

    C, Assembler Programmer. ASM coding & asm code optimization for single crystal CPU. intel 8051/C8051x, Intel MCS-51, intel 8080, Zilog Z80, intel 8086, MOS 6502, Motorola 68000 CISC. traffic control systems, embedded system development, electronics principals & basics.

Educational background for Alex Petrov

  • 1994 - 1997


    International Commercial University Riga

  • 1991 - 1994

    IT Communications

    RTU Riga Business School

    IT & Communications. Programming, Networking, micro-cpu, communications & control on rail-road.

  • 1988 - 1990


    Latvijas Universitāte

    Basic Algoritms art of programming

  • FPGA system on chip design


    ECE 5760 system-on-chip and embedded control in electronic design.



  • English


  • Russian

    First language

  • Latvian


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