He was born in Saratov. Graduated from the Department of Control and Applied Mathematics at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, in 1987.
Since 1987 - Teaching Assistant, Senior Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Senior Scientist, Professor, Head of the specialized department at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University).
Since 1999 - Head of the Department of research developments, Parallels (earlier - SWsoft).
Since September 2012, Alexander worked as President of ANO Innopolis University.
Since October 2013 - Head of the Russian Department of IEEE Computer Society. Doctor of Physics and Mathematics (2008), Professor.
Holder of 120 patents.