Deputy Director General of OGK-4 for Information Technology Pavel Pestryakov has been elected as President of the Union of IT Directors at the Union's 1st Congress held in Moscow. The Congress was attended by more than 100 IT Directors of various Russian Companies.
The Union is supposed to form a community of IT Directors throughout Russia. At the first stage, the Union of IT Directors will be joined by the IT Clubs based in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, and Perm. In the future, the Union will establish its clubs in all the regions of the Russian Federation.
The main objective of the Union of IT Directors is to ensure interaction of IT directors and leading specialists of various companies at the interregional level, enhance the status of the community of IT directors, address professional issues, develop sectoral standards, cooperate with state administration authorities in working out the IT Development Policy. The Union activity provides for exchange of experience, holding of events and development of joint decisions on current issues, assistance to specialists in finding solutions to specific professional problems, creation of an integrated knowledge base, and development and implementation of various products and services.