Object First provides immutable backup storage specifically for Veeam using Object storage.


At Object First, we believe in a world where data is safe and secure, and straightforward to implement and manage, releasing you from the burden of complex data management. We launched Object First to provide the best immutable Backup solution designed explicitly for Veeam using Object-based storage.

Ratmir Timashev
Co-Founder of Object First

Ratmir Timashev is a globally recognized entrepreneur and technologist. Ratmir Co-Founded and previously served as CEO of Veeam, the global leader in cloud data protection and management software, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Ratmir earned a Master’s degree in Chemical Physics from the Ohio State University in 1996, where he continues to champion of education and technological innovation across the American Midwest. He and his family are strong supporters of STEM education and the arts.

Andrei Baronov
Co-Founder of Object First

Andrei Baronov has dedicated his career to building transformational software products. Prior to co-Founding Object First Andrei was Co-Founder and CTO of Veeam. Over the last decade, Andrei’s vision and drive has fueled Veeam to become one of the largest private software companies in the world with sales to surpass $1 billion in 2019, and with more than 3,600 employees worldwide before selling the company to Insight Partners in 2020. Andrei’s product and market vision helped Veeam to become the leader in the backup, recovery and data management market.

David Bennett
CEO of Object First

As Object First’s CEO, David Bennett is a tech veteran and a seasoned channel executive with more than 30 years of IT channel leadership. Before joining Object First, he was CEO of Axcient and Chief Revenue Officer at Webroot. Bennett has also held international leadership roles within such companies as Lenovo, Sony, and Kingston. British born, and now residing in Colorado with his wife and family.