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We help you discover new opportunities, develop necessary management competencies, unlock your potential, and gain knowledge from experienced CIOs who drive large companies and participate in the Board of Directors.

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CIO Open the Future is one of the best educational programs for IT directors who don't settle for what they have achieved, but instead seek further development and new knowledge in the IT industry. This program is designed for CIOs who understand the importance of regular professional development.


Our team of experienced speakers has prepared the best materials and real cases from well-known companies. We want to share our knowledge and experience.


Our speakers are winners and finalists of the national Best CIO contests, participants of CIO mentoring programs. Our speakers have experience working at Procter & Gamble, Nova Poshta, Eastone, Privatbank, Foxtrot, BAT, Beeline, and Starlight Media and others.


You'll get one month of intensive work and experience in IT and business development. You'll receive a concentrated set of knowledge that you can immediately apply in practice and introduce innovative approaches in your company. Every student will get 1 hour of individual mentoring sessions for consultation on a personal project or challenge.



The CIO Open the Future team will help you develop your theoretical and practical skills. We share only the most relevant knowledge, IT management techniques, and use case studies. We have a lot to share with you ;)


Andriy Pogorelyy

Winner of the BEST CIO in Ukraine. One of the founders of the IT club. Andriy possesses international certifications CGEIT (Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT), and CISA (Certified auditor of information systems) from ISACA.


Natalia Oberemok

Finalist of BEST CIO in Ukraine in 2017. 18 years of work in the field      of IT. He has experience in the field    of automation of production, procurement, warehouse, logistics, sales, retail trade, HoReCa.


Dmytro Kharebov

Finalist in the BEST CIO contest in Ukraine in 2009 and 2010 years. Certified project manager (PRINCE2, PSM, SAFe 5.0) with successful implementation cases   of SAP ERP, Salesforce CRM, MES, and B2B solutions.


Viacheslav Nekhoroshykh

More than 10 years on C-level positions. Viacheslav possesses MBA (Edinburgh Business School), CGEIT (Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT) and CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) international certifications from ISACA.


Vitaly Svitelskyi

Professional CIO with 10 years of experience in the retail and FMCG industry and good knowledge of sales, distribution, manufacturing, and e-commerce.


Iryna Ivanova

Participated in the launch of Apple Pay in Ukraine; in projects with leading       e-commerce players: Rozetka, Fozzy,, and Salateira; developed and launched the LiqPay mobile application.


Mykola Nazarov

CIO of the "Kovalska" group of companies. Worked in IT management positions in the following companies: "Nova Poshta", "Starlight Media" and "WellCOM GSM".


Konstantin Golovin

Education in the field of criminology and sociology. More than 15 years of experience in consulting and selection of IT managers for companies from various industries in Ukraine, the countries of Central Asia, and the Caucasus.


Oleg Demchyk

Ex-CIO Burda Ukraine, Ex-CIO Edipresse Ukraine. 27 years of work in the field of IT. Started with the automation of Ukrainian nuclear power units (RBMK, VVER-1000). Then CIO at international publishing houses Burda and Edipresse.


Dmytro Malinochka

Certified public speaking trainer. Actor of the New Drama Theater. Wrote 52 articles on public speaking topics, author of 4 communication training. Prepares speakers for speeches.

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Oleksand Swidersky

Over 15 years of experience in IT and more than 10 years of experience in project and personnel management.   
A mentor who motivates and assists organizations in achieving their goals.


Oleksandr Maslo

17 years of experience working          in Western and Eastern Europe in leading international companies Cisco, Amazon.At Huawei leading a group   of technical directors that adapts the introduction of Huawei Datacom and Cloud.


Oleksandr Moskal

IT specialist with extensive experience in managing IT teams and building IT systems for business sustainability. 31 years of experience at JTI in the field   of IT.


Diana Chernyavska

HR and consultant who finds future leaders and professionals. Attracts the best talents for fast-growing companies. Works with managers who are on the path to increasing productivity.


Oleksiy Ryhva

CTO at Louis Dreyfus Company. He studies revolutionary technologies and their application to solving real business problems. Engages in mentoring, coaching, and training future leaders.


"We started the project in 2019. We conducted studies, and surveys, and formulated the fundamental rules of the program:

  • Participants must apply their knowledge at the start of the project.

  • Each participant should communicate with mentors.

  • Only the best mentors from Ukraine are part of our team.


After each session, participants provide feedback and rate the classes. We take all suggestions into account and update the "CIO Open the Future" program.


Each program is unique, with updated materials and additional topics."

Andriy Pogorelyy

CEO of the CIOneer company, founder of the CIO Open the Future program


  • How to manage IT in a modern world

  • Project management (Waterfall + Scrum)

  • How to work effectively with CxO

  • Business processes

  • IT Architecture

  • Finance in IT

  • Fintech

  • Cybersecurity and risk management

  • Business intelligence

  • Emerging Tech

  • Public speaking

  • CIO Career

  • Failed situations


Training, development, experience, and knowledge within a single program

The possibility to apply knowledge in practice from the first day of training

Fast and effective improvement of the level of maturity of the IT director

Access to all mentor throughout the course. Individual classes with mentors of your choice

Further development of a professional, qualified IT community in Ukraine

Access to an alumni group who  share experiences, advice, and information about IT jobs jobs

Our alumni receive a certificate, which confirms their knowledge and skills acquired during the IT director development program, “CIO Open the Future”.




Anatoly Vershihora

CIO at “Geo Alliance Group”

The program brought together first-class specialists in their field. After completing “CIO Open the Future” you gain a better understanding of your competencies, check yourself for compliance with current requirements, and become aware of your strengths and weaknesses. Mentors and participants analyze real cases. The program is comprehensive, interesting, practical to work with, and useful.


Serhii Martynchuk

Head of the Cisco in Ukraine

The “CIO Open the Future” program is unique, immersing CIOs in a broad range of knowledge, skills, and abilities. One of its distinctive features is that the training is conducted by practitioners with large experience. The most important aspect of the program is the alumni community, which enables ongoing learning and the exchange of experiences even after completion of the program.


Ivan Timko

CIO at “World Agro”

“CIO Open the Future” is a unique program in Ukraine. This program brings together IT professionals with extensive experience in product implementation, including successful and unsuccessful cases, which adds additional value. The program allows you to join the professional IT community and find minded friends.


Hryhorii Lisnychyi

CIO “Moneyveo”

The development program is unique in that it allows quick and effective knowledge systematization from coworkers, and practical application of it "here and now". By studying with coworkers, you gain insight into the challenges faced by other companies and have the opportunity to build the most effective solutions.


Serhiy Evdokymenko

CIO “Sequoia 2000”

CIOneer is a great way to communicate with specialists from various industries who are willing to share practical experience, current trends, and even their failures. This is a development program where you have the opportunity to take a critical look at your knowledge and improve.


Spring 2020

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