Eduard Kučera

Eduard Kučera is one of founders of Avast company, which helps to protect more than 400 million people around the world from computer viruses. Eduard Kučera joined Neuron benefactors in November 2016. to his donations we were able to open seventh category in 2017, which was computer science.

Eduard Kučera graduated in physical electronics from Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague. Afterwards he worked in Research Institute of Mathematical Machines to develop printing machines. His business in computer science dates back to 1988 when he cooperated with his business partner Pavel Baudiš. In 1991 they founded company AVAST Software, whose best known product is the anti-malware Avast solution.

In 2009 Eduard Kučera was awared Entrepreneur of the Year of the Czech Republic. In 2013 he was awarded Responsible leader for founding AVAST Foundation helps people with various problems with self-determination and inclusion to a supportive community. The company contributes to this fund with 2,5 percent of its gross profit.