Timur immigrated to the United States from the former Soviet Union at the age of 15. In high school, without prior knowledge of the English language, Timur buckled down and managed to excel in his studies and graduated at the top of his class. Timur holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the City University of New York with minor in finance. At the University, he was a recipient of the prestigious United Federation of Teachers Scholarship and in 1999 graduated with high honors, the Dean’s List Award and membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society. Mr. Akilov possesses a great sense of business and management. Since graduating from college, he has been involved in and led many interesting technology and investment ventures. Timur loves competitive sports and in his spare time, you can find him practicing martial arts, playing tennis, soccer or basketball with his kids.