Timur Akilov

Co-Founder & President


Timur Akilov immigrated to the United States from the former Soviet Union at the age of 15. Without prior knowledge of the English language, Timur excelled in his studies and graduated at the top of his high school class. After high school, Timur earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the City University of New York with a minor in finance. At the University, he was a recipient of the prestigious United Federation of Teachers Scholarship. In 1999, he graduated with high honors, the Dean’s List Award and membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society.

Timur possesses a great sense of business and management. Since graduating from college, he has led many interesting technology and investment ventures. Most recently, he joined with James O’Loughlin to start Pixaura, an agency dedicated to customizing strategies for its clients.

Timur loves competitive sports. In his spare time, you can find him practicing martial arts, playing tennis, soccer or basketball with his kids.

Fun fact: Timur has TWO sets of Twins!