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Arman Abdrasilov

Chairman of the Board of the National Infocommunication Holding “Zerde”

One of the leading experts in the IT industry of Kazakhstan, before his appointment, he worked for 7 years as the director of the Center for Analysis and Investigation of Cyber Attacks and took part in the creation of the Cyber Shield of Kazakhstan project.

Dana Mukhametzhanova

PhD student, Deputy Director of the Higher School of Law of the University of KAZGUU named after M.S. Narikbayeva, director of the Digital Rights Center Qazaqstan branch in Nur-Sultan.

Tatyana Zinovich

Acting Director of Public Foundation “Center for Legal Policy Research”. Tatiana specializes in rule of law and human rights issues. He is an expert on transparency and accountability, responsible business conduct and criminal justice. He is a member of the Expert Group on Digital Rights of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Master of Laws.

Azamat Burzhuev

Head of the Department for Digital Development of the Administration of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic

— Co-author of the AIS “Administration of insurance premiums”
— Co-author of the AIS “Register of Vehicles and Drivers”
— Co-author of the system “Information system of identification of voters”
— Co-author of the AIS “Hybrid Mail”
— Participated in the development and implementation of IT projects of the SRS and STS.

Aibek Kurenkeev

President of the E-commerce Association of the Kyrgyz Republic

Has experience in the telecommunications sector for more than 10 years. Participates in the development of many NGOs in the field of communications and telecommunications, banking, information security, development of digital transformation strategy and management, organization of various public events and platforms of the topics above.

Tattu Mambetalieva

Director of Public Foundation “Civil Initiative of Internet Policy”

The initiator and founder of the Kyrgyz Information Technology Forum (KIT forum), as well as the annual Central Asian Internet Governance Forum CAIGF as a regional initiative of the Global Internet Governance Forum (IGF), created under the auspices of the UN.

An innovator and public figure who has contributed to the institutional, legal and social development in the field of information and communication technologies, improving the business climate and economic growth in the ICT sector of the Kyrgyz Republic. Actively participates in the formation of regional regulatory policy in the CIS countries.

Asomudin Atoev 

Regional Director, SecDev Foundation, Canada

Asomudin Atoev is a regional director of SecDev Foundation and a project coordinator on cyber security of Civil Initiative of Internet Policy Public Fund in Kyrgyzstan now. He is a Master in Computer Science (2000, Salford University, Great Britain), a Master in ICT Natural Sciences (information and communication technologies) for development (2010, Manchester University, Great Britain) and a Scholar in the International Policy Fellowships Programme 2004/2005 of the Policy Studying Center (Central Europe University). He actively deals with the issues of ICT introduction both in practice and policy at the national and regional levels. He has a number of publications in such issues as ICT advantages of providing free and open software for technological independence, information society, electronic government and electronic participation. His joint work with Richardo Dunkomb called “The Development of Potential E-citizen” has won an award of International ICEGOV 2011 Conference for the Best work in the field of the theory and practice of electronic control.

Besides, he is a coauthor of a number of researches on electronic readiness, cyber security, ICT for development, open data, digital broadcasting and regulations of telecommunication and TV and radio broadcasting.

Bakhtiyor Muminov 

Founder and CEO Babilon-T Tajikistan

Expert in the development of telecommunications technologies, co-founder and technical director of one of the first and currently the largest innovative telecommunications companies in Tajikistan Babilon-T – (the largest telecom operator in Tajikistan for the provision of integrated telecommunication services) and Babilon-M (cellular operator in Tajikistan) .

Mr. Muminov stood at the origins of the formation and development of the telecommunications sector in Tajikistan, actively participated in the development of the ecosystem of the sector and was the initiator of the creation and an active participant in the associations of Internet providers and mobile operators.

Mr. Muminov is also one of the initiators of the creation and an active participant in the Association of e-commerce participants of Tajikistan, established in 2019. Both companies are currently actively promoting the development of the e-commerce ecosystem in Tajikistan.

 Askar Obidov

Presidential Administration, chief consultant, economic affairs department, head of business promotion sector (Toshkent, Uzbekistan)

-“Ernst & Young” (EY), Tashkent, Director, Business consulting

-Capital market development agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan, First deputy chairman