Česko.Digital is a community of expert volunteers from many fields, from IT to project management to marketing, who spend their free time helping the state and non-profit organizations and changing the Czech Republic for the better. It was founded in 2019 by Jakub Nešetřil, Radka Horáková and Eva Pavlíková. There are currently over 6,000 volunteers in the community, making it the largest civic-tech organization in Europe. The goal of Česko.Digital is a future in which technology serves people, regardless of time, place or social conditions.
The most important ones, without whom it wouldn't work. The community of more than 6,000 expert volunteers from many disciplines ranging from IT to project management to marketing. Their role is irreplaceable - pro bono they have helped or are helping the state and non-profit organizations with digitalization, changing the Czech Republic for the better. And what do some of them have to say about their experience with Česko.Digital ?
The number of core team members changes irregularly, but the aspirations and values remain the same. With paid staff time and the necessary context, core team is fully committed to organisational development, service design and community care. At the same time, they are creating the organisation's strategy and brand to help achieve its goals. It is also responsible for communicating the benefits and uniqueness of the organization and building relationships with government, non-profits, the public and other organizations.
Chief Executive OfficerI lead the community Česko.Digital, ensuring its development and direction. Outside of the community, you will most often find me in the role of CEO or Director. My AHA moments.
Chief Operations OfficerIn my role, I enable others to focus on their tasks and maximise productivity by contributing to the facilitation of the organisation's operations and processes.
Chief Strategy Officer - Systemic changeI look after the strategy for the whole organisation to help us make the most of technology in the public sector. I coordinate activities in our systems change map. I make sure our work is meaningful, effective and leads to digital transformation.
Head of PartnershipsI care about our partners and donors. I am involved in the development of strategy no.d, including financial support and long-term financial stability. I am expanding the network of supporters and expert organizations supporting Česko.Digital on the path to fulfilling our vision.
Programme & Project LeadI am responsible for the development of the accelerator for non-profit organizations. I work on improving the project methodology. I organize meetings and trainings for volunteers and representatives of the public sphere on given topics.
Community Experience LeadI take care of the functioning of the Česko.Digital community primarily from a volunteer perspective. My goal is to keep our volunteers happy and motivated and to make sure they take away a positive experience. I help set up background processes based on input from the community.
Brand Product OwnerI am responsible for the image, reputation and communication strategy of the organisation. I link communication to organisational goals and deal with what we say, to whom and how we say it. I ensure that our messages are consistent and that our values are upheld.
Marketing & Communication LeadI am responsible for the visibility and promotion of the community of expert volunteers, their activities and impact. I work with marketing specialists.
Digital & Production LeadI manage audiovisual content and lead the well.production team and our learning platform edu.digital. I co-create graphics for social networks, blog articles and educational materials. I act as a liaison between marketing & IT.
ProgrammerI take care of programming the Česko.Digital website and generally maintaining and developing the internal tools.
Data SpecialistI care for both incoming volunteers and individuals from non-profit and public service organizations in our community. I am in charge of community data.
Service DesignerI am responsible for the design management of the project Digital inclusionto help bridge the digital divide for digitally excluded people. I am making sure that we do not forget them in the digitalisation of the Czech Republic.
Event LeadI take care of everything related to organizing events at Česko.Digital - hack days, meetups, lectures, conferences. I'm responsible for event strategy, keeping the event plan up to date and I'm in charge of the good-team that helps with the implementation of events.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is composed of experienced experts with different competences. It helps with the direction of the organisation and spreads its good name. It also supports the CEO, consults and proposes solutions for important milestones of the organisation and ensures compliance with legislation and rules. He consults on an ongoing basis and meets every 3-4 months.