Will a $5B tech company choose Columbus for its U.S. headquarters?

Veeam Software Corp., a $5-billion Swiss cloud computing company, will be moving its headquarters from Baar, Switzerland to the U.S., and several top executives at the company have ties to Columbus, according to a recent Columbus Business First article. Insight Partners, “a New York City venture capital and private equity firm that specializes in software,” recently acquired Veeam and announced it would relocate the company’s headquarters to the U.S., the article reports. William Largent, who is resuming his former role as CEO of Veeam, graduated from Franklin University and owns a house in Delaware County. Co-founders Ratmir Timashev and Andrei Baronov founded another company, Aelita Software, in Columbus suburb Dublin before starting Veeam. Timashev is a graduate of The Ohio State University. For more, read the full article.

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