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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 Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,792(+14%)
Job Openings250
Revenue (Y, 2016)$714 M
Share Price (May 2021)£4.5(+3%)

Key People/Management at AVAST Software

Jaya Baloo

Jaya Baloo

Chief Information Security Officer
Ondrej Vlcek

Ondrej Vlcek

Chief Executive Officer
John Schwarz

John Schwarz

Chairman of the Board
Phil Marshall

Phil Marshall

Chief Financial Officer and Director
Michal Pechoucek

Michal Pechoucek

Chief Technology Officer
Pavel Baudis

Pavel Baudis

Non-Executive Director
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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, CA, 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

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

4.5b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

4.5
AVAST Software's current market capitalization is £4.5 b.
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

10.8 m11.2 m11.4 m

Average Revenue per Customer

$43.09$41.98$45.35

Revenue Generating Units per Customer

1.211.261.32

Users

400 m435 m
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AVAST Software Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PiriformJuly 19, 2017
AVG TechnologiesJuly 07, 2016$1.3 b
RemotiumJuly 08, 2015
secure.meMay 31, 2013
ITAgents interactive software solutions GmbHSeptember 22, 2011

AVAST Software Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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AVAST Software Online and Social Media Presence

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AVAST Software Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    52/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    44/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

  • Diversity

    D-

    48/100

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AVAST Software Blogs

What Are FragAttacks? | Avast

A new series of attacks against almost every Wi-Fi router has been posted called FragAttacks. Anyone who can receive radio signals from your router or Wi-Fi hotspot can use these vulnerabilities and steal data from your devices. The issue is the design of the Wi-Fi protocols themselves, along with p…

Colonial Pipeline Reopens After Ransomware Attack | Avast

The largest petroleum transport company in the United States, Colonial Pipeline, has resumed business as usual this week after halting all pipeline operations last Friday when the company was hit by a ransomware attack. Attackers attempted a double extortion scheme by locking the company out of its …

Reddit AMA With Garry Kasparov | Avast

Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion, tech optimist, Avast Security Ambassador and an advocate both of AI and digital human rights, will soon be hosting a “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session on Reddit. In addition to answering questions raised by Redditors, Garry’s AMA will address two big questi…

What Amazon Ring Knows About You | Avast

Video doorbells used to be a thing only rich people had — but not so in 2021. These days, you can buy an Amazon Ring doorbell for the reasonable price of $59.99. The convenience of being able to see who’s at your door and even answer it from your phone — plus, record if you want to — is very temptin…

Protect Against Lost Or Stolen Passwords | Avast

“Meet the Features” is an ongoing series to help introduce you to specific features in Avast products. It’s meant to help you understand and use a specific feature by explaining the security/privacy problem the feature is meant to solve and how it works so that you can quickly understand and use the…

Fake Covid-19 Test Results Stifle Travel | Avast

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), two major obstacles hindering the recovery of the airline industry are phony Covid-19 certificates and the high cost of testing. IATA Director General Willie Walsh urged all governments this week to pay for their citizens’ Covid-19 tes…
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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 Jaya Baloo, Ondrej Vlcek and John Schwarz.

  • How many employees does AVAST Software have?

    AVAST Software has 1,792 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 $398.4 k.

  • Who are AVAST Software competitors?

    Competitors of AVAST Software include ESET, Uplevel Security and WinZip.

  • 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 18 offices.