Leadership Team

Brian Helwig
Linkedin Brian Helwig CEO

Brian has been in software for more than twenty years, growing small and large companies. He is currently the CEO of MSP360™ and has held several executive leadership roles at companies like Netwrix Corporation, XO Communications, Veeam and Sterling Commerce (later acquired by IBM). He has been integral leading business development, R&D, sales, finance, operations, services, defining market strategy and focusing on customer experience.

Kurt Abrahams
Linkedin Kurt Abrahams VP of Marketing

Kurt Abrahams has held several leadership positions in marketing at various B2B technology companies over the past 15 years. Prior to MSP360, he led the development and implementation of numerous internal and external marketing and communications initiatives for an artificial intelligence (AI) company in the cybersecurity space. Before that, he spent several years at one of the largest MSP software providers in the world, where he oversaw an international team of marketers managing the brand, content and digital marketing efforts in the IT channel.

Amit Kumar
Linkedin Amit Kumar VP of Operations

Amit has worked in various roles spanning Corporate Development, Data Analytics, and Strategic Finance. Prior to MSP360, Amit helped a large web hosting company acquire numerous complementary software companies as part of a global strategy. He also built the data analytics function at SinglePlatform, which enables local businesses to publish information about their products, services, and menus across a number of social media platforms, and helped sell the company to TripAdvisor in 2019.

David Gugick
Linkedin David Gugick VP of Product Management

David Gugick is an industry veteran in backup and disaster recovery, with over 20 years’ experience in software portfolio and product management, business development, and engineering. In 2004, his company and database performance product were acquired by an Insight Venture Partners portfolio company. He then took product management and director roles at both Quest Software and Dell. He graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Katie Bach
Katie Bach Global Director, Channel Operations

Bach brings over 12 years of sales and marketing expertise to MSP360. Before her appointment, she was vice president of branding at PartnerEdge, a channel strategy and marketing consultancy, where she helped oversee the development of channel branding and deployment initiatives for Sophos, Barracuda and Presidio. In addition, she oversaw the development and channel rebranding efforts at Cisco Systems, helping expand their partner ecosystem by more than 20% and drive partner performance nearly three-fold. Prior to PartnerEdge, Bach launched her career in the financial services industry managing one of the nation’s largest employer-focused wealth management firms, and is a graduate of Purdue University.

Alexander Negrash
Linkedin Alexander Negrash VP of Product Management

Being part of the team that started the company in 2011, Alexander is responsible for driving product innovation and delivering best-in-class Backup and IT Management platform to organizations around the world. Alexander brings over a decade of experience in digital marketing to product management and advocates for Product-Led Growth across sales, marketing, customer engagement, and product development.

Mike Krasnotsvetov
Linkedin Mike Krasnotsvetov Customer Success

Mike has worked in the IT industry for a decade. Currently, he leads the MSP360™ Customer Success Team. He is a highly motivated and entrepreneurial sales professional with experience in driving and closing business plans related to Data Management Solutions. Throughout his career, he has gained experience in on-boarding, developing and managing partners, co-selling and selling through the channel. Mike joined MSP360™ after 6 years at Veeam Software.

Daniel Korolev
Linkedin Daniel Korolev Director of Marketing

Daniel joined MSP360 as a marketing professional with more than 10 years of experience in numerous marketing disciplines. Throughout his career he has mastered PPC, content and email marketing, as well as affiliate and product marketing. Knowing the day-to-day challenges of every aspect of the marketing team makes him an effective director of marketing operations.