The Russian Managers Association
IBusiness CROC
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Public Coordinator
PRP Group
Consulting Council
URAL CIO Club St. Petersburg CIO Club
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Winners of the Annual National IT Leader Prize Are Announced

April 16, 2015

On April 15, 2015, the winners of the Annual National IT Leader Prize were announced following an online vote whereby Internet users selected leaders in innovative technology implementation for 2014. The voting for nominees took place in a new online format, with organizations and CIOs being awarded (in 21 regular categories) for the implementation of prominent IT projects and the advancement of cutting-edge information technology that increases business efficiency and spurs development within Russia.

From March 25 to April 15, 2015, adult Internet users could evaluate the relevance and value of innovations in various economic sectors and vote for the project they believed to be the most important via the voting webpage. In total, over 10,000 votes were received.

The Expert Council members—comprising heads of Russian representative offices of leading global IT vendors, representatives of reputable mass media outlets, and directors of leading consulting companies—also voted, with their choices being displayed on the voting webpage. The nominees, which the members of the Expert Council and Advisory Council voted for, were marked in a special way on the IT Leader Prize website.

This year, the IT Leader Prize winners include the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan; Otkritie Arena (Football Stadium of FC Spartak Moscow); Deposit Insurance Agency; the federal state unitary enterprise Courier Communication Central Board; Ogarev Mordovia State University; Bank of Moscow; MDM Bank; RosEvroBank; Ingosstrakh Group; Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works; Gazprom Neft; Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation; Metalloinvest; Aviadvigatel; KAMAZ Group; VimpelCom; TASS; Central Suburban Passenger Company; Eldorado; Cherkizovo Group; and PhosAgro.

The winners will have an opportunity to attend a 1-year CROC MBA course (business education in line with modern requirements) free of charge and to participate in the radio or TV programs of an IT Leader Prize information partner. The Award Ceremony will take place on April 22 during the private meeting of InTrend Club and will bring together CEOs of flagship Russian companies, representatives of international vendors, and notable media personalities.

The IT Leader Prize Partners are Polycom, Extreme Networks, NetApp, Dell, and Intel.

About the IT Leader Prize

The Annual National IT Leader Prize was established in 2002. The Organizing Committee includes the Russian Managers Association, iBusiness web portal; Dengi and iOne magazines (Kommersant Publishing House); Intelligent Enterprise; and CROC. Business FM radio station is the General Information Partner of the Prize while PRP Group is the Public Coordinator.

The IT Leader Prize Advisory Council consists of 4CIO.Ru club, Saint Petersburg SPb CIO club, URAL CIO club, and the Central Federal District ‘ya-IT-y’ CIO Club.

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