Originally from Lithuania, Eugene has founded two startups. His latest venture was AnchorFree, which focuses on consumer privacy and security. AnchorFree’s leading product is HotSpot Shield and has over 650 million downloads. Since inception, Eugene was responsible for business growth by managing engineering, operational expansion, and corporate strategy. In May 2018, AnchorFree was acquired by a private equity fund, WondrCo, and Eugene continued his involvement as Chief Strategy Officer. Outside of AnchorFree, Eugene acts as a board member for two startups, Zero and Geozilla. Eugene was awarded Silicon Valley’s Best Tech Manager Award at the 2018 Timmy Awards.
Location: San Francisco
Investment interests: SAAS, security software, consumer products, IoT.