Andrey Chygarkin

Andrey Chygarkin

Chief Information Officer

    Andrey is responsible for the company's entire IT infrastructure, including data centers and cloud services. His key area of responsibility is Site Reliability Engineering & DevOps practices aimed at supporting IT products. Andrey also provides employees with technical support for equipment and software. The software includes the corporate portal, Google Workspace, Slack, Jira, and all other services used in the company's day-to-day operations.

    Andrey is in charge of the IT & Information security department, which monitors the IT security of the holding and Parimatch Tech partners. Andrey also manages the development of quality & technology, which conducts large technological projects and builds its quality assurance processes, ensuring that company operations and products are certified according to international IT & Security standards.

    Biography

    Andrey came to the company in 2016 to build IT and information security systems from scratch. Raising security standards in the company and developing other IT areas led to Andrey's promotion to the position of Chief Information Officer. Thus, the team grew from 1 person to 100+ specialists in 5 areas.

    Andrey started his career in 2008 as an IT consultant at Deloitte. Then he moved to lifecell Ukraine, where he served as a Security Analyst until his promotion to Head of IT Security, focusing on the quality of IT security processes. As Head of the Information Security department from 2015 to 2016, Andrey was responsible for the information security of the entire lifecell Ukraine organization.

    Education

    Andrey graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" as a Master of the Faculty of Management and Marketing at the Department of Economic Cybernetics.

    Hobbies

    Andrey loves sports—running, swimming, and yoga. In his spare time, he likes to read and communicate with intelligent, open-minded people. He dreams of travelling and sound sleep.

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