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Avast is a provider of computer security software services. The Company offers a wider array of security-related products that enable a cloud-based machine learning engine that receives a constant stream of data from users, which facilitates learning at high speeds and makes artificial intelligence engine smarter and faster. It serves both consumer and corporate markets for home, home office and businesses internationally.

TypePublic
Founded1988
HQPrague, CZ
Websiteavast.com
Employee Ratings3.4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2018)1,231(+2%)
Job Openings11
Revenue (Y, 2016)$714 M

Key People/Management at AVAST Software

Vincent Steckler

Vincent Steckler

CEO
Phil Marshall

Phil Marshall

CFO
Ondrej Vlcek

Ondrej Vlcek

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Consumer, & CTO
Robin Selden

Robin Selden

Chief Marketing Officer
Gagan Singh

Gagan Singh

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Mobile
Kevin Chapman

Kevin Chapman

Senior Vice President & General Manager, SMB
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AVAST Software Office Locations

AVAST Software has offices in Prague, Brno, Redwood City, Charlotte and in 13 other locations
Prague, CZ (HQ)
Avast Software s.r.o., Pikrtova 1a
Oslo, NO
Lysaker
Belgrade, RS
Belgrade
London, GB
110 High Holborn, Holborn
Redwood City, US
2625 Broadway
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AVAST Software Financials and Metrics

AVAST Software Revenue

AVAST Software's revenue was reported to be $714 m in Y, 2016
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

714.0m

Net income (Y, 2016)

353.0m
USDY, 2016

Revenue

714.0m

Net Income

353.0m
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.2m
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AVAST Software Operating Metrics

AVAST Software's Users was reported to be 435 m in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016Nov, 2017FY, 2017

Premium Subscriptions

10.80 m11.20 m11.40 m

Average Revenue per Customer

$43.09 $41.98 $45.35

Revenue Generating Units per Customer

1.21 1.26 1.32

Users

400 m435 m
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AVAST Software Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
PiriformJuly 19, 2017
AVG TechnologiesJuly 07, 2016$1.30 b
RemotiumJuly 08, 2015
secure.meMay 31, 2013
ITAgents interactive software solutions GmbHSeptember 22, 2011

AVAST Software Online and Social Media Presence

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AVAST Software Blogs

Cyberattacks Target UK Labour Party | Avast

An attack on the Labour Party’s website Monday succeeded in causing certain services to go offline. According to BBC News, the strike was a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, a blitz of internet traffic produced by a botnet of hijacked systems that overwhelms a server with simultaneous req…

Avast’s Omni Is Among Best CES Items Showcased in NYC Sneak Peak | Avast

If you like to follow what’s new in tech, you know that the Consumer Electronics Show held each January in Las Vegas is where the latest gadgets, smart devices, handhelds, and AR/VR tech make their debut. But before Vegas, media and analysts are given a sneak peek at the most exciting of this year’s…

Top 10 Moments From the CyberSec & AI Prague Conference | Avast

A new kind of conference drew speakers and presenters from 11 nations to Prague last month. CyberSec & AI Prague combined top academic speakers with students presenting their ideas. Topics included adversarial AI – a subject at the very height of the industry’s expertise – and the egalitarian no…

Phishing Scam Poses as UK Ministry of Justice | Avast

A phishing campaign targeting UK employees in the retail and insurance industries is sending out emails claiming to come from the Ministry of Justice. ZDNet reported that the emails have the subject line “Court,” while the body of the message implies that the user has been summoned with a subpoena t…

Avast Opens Internet Of Things Lab | Avast

Avast has opened its Internet of Things Lab in the lobby of the company’s headquarters in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. With dozens of devices, 30 Wi-Fi routers, three 3-D printers, 100 outlets, and 6 kilometers of cables, the lab provides visitors with insights into IoT technologies wh…

Avast Named CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree

Redwood City, Calif. - November 8, 2019 - Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security products, today announced that its new IoT security product, Avast Omni, has been named a Best of Innovation Honoree in the CES 2020 Innovation Awards. The product won the “Best of Cybersecuri…
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AVAST Software Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AVAST Software founded?

    AVAST Software was founded in 1988.

  • Who are AVAST Software key executives?

    AVAST Software's key executives are Vincent Steckler, Phil Marshall and Ondrej Vlcek.

  • How many employees does AVAST Software have?

    AVAST Software has 1,231 employees.

  • What is AVAST Software revenue?

    Latest AVAST Software annual revenue is $714 m.

  • What is AVAST Software revenue per employee?

    Latest AVAST Software revenue per employee is $580 k.

  • Who are AVAST Software competitors?

    Competitors of AVAST Software include CYR3CON, Cyberlytic and Uplevel Security.

  • Where is AVAST Software headquarters?

    AVAST Software headquarters is located at Avast Software s.r.o., Pikrtova 1a, Prague.

  • Where are AVAST Software offices?

    AVAST Software has offices in Prague, Brno, Redwood City, Charlotte and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does AVAST Software have?

    AVAST Software has 17 offices.