In partnership with the Ukrainian tech company Intellias, the IT Ukraine Association has co-hosted a CEO Networking Event at the BCS London offices.
It follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between BCS and the IT Ukraine Association to support Ukrainian IT firms to build relationships in the UK.
Rise in Ukrainian IT professionals
This event was part of a series of roadshows in December held by the IT Ukraine Association in the UK to forge new business opportunities. There's been a three per cent increase in Ukrainian tech professionals in the UK since the beginning of the war with Russia.
Currently there are 110 Ukrainian companies in the UK, and according to the IT Ukraine Association's research. The UK is among the top ten countries opening new offices for Ukrainian companies. The event in the BCS London office was also supported by the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK.
Konstantin Vasyuk. Executive Director at IT Ukraine Association said: “The Association and the BCS have recently joined forces and signed the Memorandum with the aim of promoting cooperation between the Ukrainian and UK tech sectors, to build up a business network for knowledge-sharing and helping Ukrainian companies to scale their business in the UK market.
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“This networking event, co-hosted with BCS and Ukrainian company Intellias, created a valuable in-person format to discuss with the companies from both sides the opportunities of mutually beneficial partnership. We are grateful to the BCS team for this opportunity.”
Intellias is a global technology partner to Fortune 500 enterprises and digital innovators, helping them accelerate their pace of sustainable digitalization. Intellias empowers businesses operating in Europe, North America, the MENA region, and the APAC region to embrace innovation at scale. Over two billion people worldwide use technology products developed by Intellias.
The company has been featured in the Global Outsourcing 100 list by IAOP, recognized by Inc. 5000, and acknowledged in Forbes and in the GSA UK Awards. With two decades of experience, Intellias is geared towards ensuring the sustained success of clients on their value journey.
Picture: Konstantin Vasyuk, Executive Director at IT Ukraine Association and Holly Porter, Managing Director Institute.