Kirill Tatarinov was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer for Citrix in January 2016. He is also a member of the Board of Directors.
With over 30 years of industry experience, Tatarinov previously served as Executive Vice President of the Microsoft Business Solutions Division (MBS) with responsibility for the Microsoft Dynamics business across development, sales, marketing, and operations.
Prior to joining MBS in 2007, Tatarinov led the Management and Solutions Division at Microsoft, where he was in charge of the Microsoft Windows management technologies and products, including Microsoft System Center, as well as Windows Server solutions.
Before joining Microsoft in 2002, Tatarinov was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for BMC. Before BMC, Tatarinov was co-founder, chief architect, and head of Research and Development for Patrol Software, the developer of innovative software solutions for systems and network management acquired by BMC in 1994.
Before co-founding Patrol Software, Tatarinov worked in several systems, networking and consulting companies in Russia, Israel and Australia. Additionally, Tatarinov holds two patents for managing computer resources and related technologies.
Tatarinov grew up in Moscow, Russia, and earned a master’s degree in systems engineering from Moscow University of Transport Engineering and a master’s in business administration from Houston Baptist University.