CEE Digital Trident

CEE Digital Trident 2022

The very first CEE Digital Trident has been awarded to Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine during CEE Digital Summit 2022 in Warsaw. This marked the very first installment of the award.

The award was granted for Vice Prime Minister’s Fedorov unrelenting drive to deliver the fruits of digital transformation to the independent state of Ukraine and its citizens, while striving to assure security and integrity of the Ukrainian digital realm while experiencing a despicable attack on his country.

The award was accepted by Ambassador of Ukraine to Poland Vasyl Zvarych on behalf of Vice Prime Minister Fedorov. Mykhailo Fedorov addressed the guest of CEE Digital Summit in a pre-recorded acceptance speech - I am honoured to receive the first Digital Trident award. It is important for Ukraine and my team in particular that the world notices our efforts for digital transformation as well as Ukrainian experiences on staying resilient in war time. 2022 is the hardest year for our country. Since the very beginning of the invasion we knew that we can only win if we use innovative, modern technology. We are successfully facing the first cyberwar in history - Mykhailo Fedorov said.

Watch the award acceptance video by Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation here: LINK

Watch the entire CEE Digital Summit Warsaw 2022 is available for viewing here: LINK

The next CEE Digital Trident will be awarded in October 2023.
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About the award

As Central Eastern Europe’s digital industry, we understand the fundamental value of technology and transformation for our region’s economic and social growth. Continuous effort for driving digital progress and awareness of its significance on national and regional level is not an easy task. We wish to show our gratitude and praise for those, making Central Eastern Europe fit for the digital age.

In order to show appreciation of true challengers making an effort for CEE’s progress on its path of digital transformation, the CEE Digital Trident award was introduced in 2022.

CEE Digital Coalition grants the award to an individual picked by a process of nomination and voting, appreciated for moving CEE one step forward in the field of digital or set an example worth spreading across the entire region over the past twelve months. The nominees include policy - makers, business leaders, civil society representatives, researchers and anyone else making the region’s digital progress possible.

The first CEE Digital Trident award ceremony was held on October 13th 2022 in Warsaw during the CEE Digital Summit Warsaw 2022.