The president of organization – Ivan Omelyaniuk

Ivan OMELYANIUK was elected as head of NGO “Guild of independent experts of information sphere” in 2015
He was born on July 7, 1942 in Pidsynivka village, Volyn region, Ukraine.

In 1971 graduated with honors from National Technical University of Ukraine as radio engineer;

1971-1975 – postgraduate study at the National Technical University of Ukraine. Earning of Ph.D. degree;

1975-1992 – the head of Scientific and Research Department of Scientific Institute;

1992 – the founder of Kvant-Efir Ltd., the first company in Ukraine in developing and manufacturing solid-state TV and radio transmitting equipment;

1992-2013 – the General Director of Kvant-Efir Ltd., the first company in Ukraine in developing and manufacturing solid-state TV and radio transmitting equipment;

2002–2008 – headed the scientific and research work in introduction of DVB-T television in Ukraine;

2003-2013 – the author of scientific works in Ukraine, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Great Britain and Russia on digital terrestrial TV.

2005-2007– the founder and the President of the Ukrainian Digital TV Network, JSC, a DTT network operator in Ukraine;

2009-present – the member of the DigiTag Steering Board  (Digital Terrestrial Television Action Group);

2006 – got the IBC-2006 Conference Award for the best Technical Papers.

2009 – the author of the book “DTT television. Practice, New Tendencies of DTT Development and Creation of DVB-T Networks”.

2015-present – the Head of NGO Guild of independent experts in 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.