Pavel Baudiš

IRL Name: 
Pavel Baudiš

Pavel Baudiš is one of the co-founders of AVAST Software(formerly ALWIL Software) together with Eduard Kučera. In 1988, He wrote the original software program from which the current portfolio of security solutions has developed of Avast AV. Prior to co-founding Avast, Mr. Baudiš was a graphics specialist at the Czech Computer Research Institute (VUMS). He holds an M.S.c. in Information Technology from the Prague School of Chemical Engineering.


He encountered a sample of the Vienna Virus which inspired him to write a virus remover for it.