Diploma in Engineering and Research, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia, 1981. Doctor of Science, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia, 1989.
Researcher St. Petersburg Chemical Engineering Research and Design Institute, 1981—1990. Associate professor St. Petersburg State University Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, since 1990. Senior researcher Soft-Impact, Ltd., since 1997.
Married Olga Yuryevna Shebekova. Children: Natalya Alexandrovna, Anna Alexandrovna.