The president of organization – Ivan Omelyanyuk

Ivan OmelyanukІван Омелянюк

Ivan OMELYANYUK was elected as head of NGO “Guild of independent experts of information sphere” in 2015
He was born on July 7, 1942 in the village Pidsynivka, Volyn region, Ukraine.
Graduated from Kiev Polytechnic Institute (Kyiv, USSR), was engaged in scientific work, achieved Soviet academic title “kandydat nauk” in the radio engineering.Patented 5 inventions.
During 1995-1996 studied in business-schools in Germany and Austria.
1992 – founded “Kvant-Efir”, the first company in Ukraine, which began design and production of modern broadcasting transmitting equipment.
Since 1992 till 2013 Director of “Kvant-Efir”.
2002-2010 – head of scientific research group which had been worked with the introduction of digital terrestrial television DVB-T standard in Ukraine.
2005 till 2007- founder and head of the company UTSTM, which is operator multichannel digital terrestrial television DVB-T.
2006-2015 Member of the International Association of digital terrestrial television DigiTag (EBU-UER, Geneva,
2004-2009 – Freelance consultant in the Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information in Parliament of Ukraine.  Author of scientific publications about digital terrestrial television in such countries as Ukraine, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Great Britain, Russia.
2006 – Award at the International Conference IBC 2006 Best Technical Papers Prize for the best (among more than 100) publication “Techno-economic model of gradual introduction of digital terrestrial television in Ukraine” (Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2010 – published the book “Digital terrestrial TV. The practice, new directions of development of digital terrestrial TV and digital terrestrial networks. “(Ukraine and Russia).
Social activity:
Founder of the charitable foundation “Future Volyn – Ukraine”, which aims are support talented low-income students, publishing educational materials on healthy lifestyles, support volunteer movement. Head of NGO Guild of independent experts of information sphere.

Mission and Values

Non Government organization “Guild of  independent experts  in formation sphere” was established in 2013. The main goals of the organization are human rights and freedoms protection, supporting cultural development, traditions preservations, protection of the Ukrainian language which are creating foundations for state development and civil society progress.

Our goals:

  • Ukrainian language protection. Its comprehensive support and development, promoting full use of the Ukrainian language in all spheres of society functioning;
  • coordination between public and private industry sectors to maximize the use of frequency resources, finding technological solutions, realisation of economic and creative potential;
  • increase use efficient of financial, material and human resources aimed at computerization and introduction of ICT in the socio-economic sphere
  • promoting rise of informatization level in certain industries and regions of the country;
  • increase level of state support of media and software system production that have to meet economy and society needs;
  • providing equal access to information products by all society members in all regions of the country;

Main activities:

  • participation in production of public and industry media programs, digital telecommunications, scientific and industrial development of software digital media, and establishment of customer market;
  • researching broadcast industry market, identifying inconsistencies in the legislation, monitoring content of media products;
  • organization of public debates about television and radio industry problems;
  • providing expert assessments and recommendations during decision making process by ti and local government;
  • study, analysis and systematization of international experience in the field of television and radio ;
  •  production and distribution of audio and video products;
  • establishment of production facilities for the media, the formation of science-based system for their implementation;
  • organization of competitions, festivals, exhibitions, author evenings, workshops;
  • trainings for media workers;
  • collaboration with scientists and universities;
  • cooperation with organizations, enterprises and media from different countries, international associations, which are operating in the industry.