8 November 1970 |
|Residence||Moscow, Russia and Beverly Hills, California|
|Occupation||Chairman of Expatel|
|Expatel Web Site|
Albert Avdolyan (born 8 November 1970), is a Russian businessman specialized in the telecommunication sector. He is the founder and owner of Mobile WiMAX company Expatel and a shareholder of Yota, and is considered as one of the key players of 4G technology in Russia.
Early career and personal life
In 1999, Avdolyan acquired 15% of the shares of Russian chemical company Usoliekhimprom. Since 2003, he has also been a shareholder of construction equipment firm Gazkomplektservice, a subsidiary of Gazprom.
Avdolyan is married and is the father of four children. In 2009, he and his wife bought a luxury home in Beverly Hills for 13 million USD. In 2011, he bought a second house in the exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood for 18.8 million USD. This home was heavily damaged by a fire in the following year.
In 2010, Expatel had more than 500 retail offices across Russia and was the first Russian company to supply optical fiber services to its customers.
- How Russia became a Wimax superpower, Groundreport
- Usoliekhimport, Russian Chamber
- Neftegazkomplekt Official Site
- Albert Avdolyan buying agreement, Blockshopper
- How Albert Avdolyan became a key player in Russian Internet business, Cplash
- Albert Avdolyan Expatel's 4G success story, Allvoices
- Expatel Official website