The Entire world Information and facts Know-how and Providers Alliance (WITSA) on Tuesday elected Yannis Sirros as Chairman of the Hellenic Information Technologies and Communications Enterprises (SEPE) for the expression 2020-2022.
WITSA is a consortium of associations from the data and communications technologies (ICT) marketplace about the earth. The team says that it signifies in excess of 90% of the entire world ICT current market by means of its world wide membership, and has a goal of advancing the growth and enhancement of the ICT business.
Sirros, from Lamia, Central Greece, is very well-known all through the WITSA group, getting served in different capacities in support of the Alliance for 20 decades, such as most just lately as WITSA’s Deputy Chairman. He has also successfully hosted WITSA’s flagship occasion, the World Congress on IT, in Athens, Greece in 2004.
Sirros presented his eyesight for the global business alliance to turn into the major market voice and a world wide electronic ambassador for a new digital long run.
In accordance to a push advisory, he laid out his top rated general public policy priorities which consist of enhancing the quality of electronic techniques and management in the workforce, driving innovation all over the business, this kind of as in AI, robotics, privacy, safety, and smart metropolitan areas, and promoting and maximizing women’s purpose in the electronic know-how field and electronic financial state.
“We all should function carefully alongside one another to maximize WITSA’s achieve and capabilities”, said Sirros.
He noted that, all through these unpreceded instances that we are all suffering from, the pandemic of COVID-19 has influenced world-wide and regional economies, and societies all about the entire world. It has challenged and drastically improved the way we do the job, transfer, socialize, believe — and reside.
“There is no question that the present-day disaster of the pandemic has introduced in the world forefront the requirement of digitization in each sector of the financial system, in each factor of our lifetime,” Sirros said upon his election.
“I feel we can do so much far more,” he dadded, “for our foreseeable future, for the technology’s function in the worldwide economic system, for each and every and every single one particular of us. This can only be achieved if we sign up for our forces and synthesize our sights and strategies.”