Mr. Jaromír Novák was born on 12 December 1979 in Vysoké Mýto. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University in Brno and the Faculty of Informatics and Management at the University of Hradec Králové.
In 2005, he acceded to the Department of Electronic Communications at the Ministry of Informatics and after the abolition of this Ministry he served at the Ministry of Industry and Trade, where he later held the position of Director of the Electronic Communications Department and subsequently Section Director of the Digital Economy.
He was responsible for postal services, information society services and agenda of the Electronic Communications Department. He actively participated, i. a., in the negotiation of “The Telecoms Package” during the Czech Presidency of the EU Council in 2009 and he was a member of the team for implementation of the new regulatory framework into the Czech national law.
In October 2012 he was appointed a member of the Council of the Czech Telecommunication Office by the Government of the Czech Republic.
Effective from 15 May 2013 Mr. Jaromír Novák has been appointed by the Government of the Czech Republic as Chairman of the Council.
He is interested in literature and modern technology.
Mr. Jiří Peterka was born on 14 January 1958 in Prague. He graduated in Electronic Computers at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, and in Computer Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague. Since completion of his studies he remained an active lecturer at the latter and specialises in computer networks and Internet technologies.
Until 1996 he worked as a senior consultant in computer networks and telecommunications at DCIT, Prague. Later, he became an independent expert and journalist, focusing on telecommunications, the Internet, e-Government, information society and technology in general.
He is also active in the area of electronic (digital) signatures, and in 2011 authored a book named „The Wonderful World of Electronic Signatures“.
His hobbies include writing about modern technologies. He is a fan of early Internet history and takes care of his Museum of the Czech Internet (at www.muzeuminternetu.cz). He is happily married and has two adult children.
In June 2015 he was appointed a member of the Council of the Czech Telecommunication Office by the Government of the Czech Republic until the year 2020.
Mr. Josef Chomyn was born on 7 May 1974 in Chomutov. He graduated in Computer Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University, Prague. Till now, he has worked as a business manager in Stream Circle a.s. At the same time, he served 17 years in the management of the association NIX.CZ z.s.p.o., from that 15 years as a Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Previously, he worked in various positions as an internet specialist, network and data Communications consultant, network planning manager, or as a technical director. Later, he led the electronic communications section in the company ČD - Telematika a.s.
In the long term, he is interested in Internet, data networks and telecommunication issues.
His hobbies include bouldering and cycling. He also likes travelling, cooking and enjoying Belgian beer. He is married and has one daughter.
In June 2017 he was appointed a member of the Council of the Czech Telecommunication Office by the Government of the Czech Republic until the year 2022.
Mr. Lukáš Zelený was born on 14 October 1987. He graduated at the Faculty of Law at the Charles University. Since completion of his studies he remained an active lecturer at the Charles University, as well as at the University of Economics. Until recently he worked as a Executive of Legal Department of consumer association dTest. He is a Chairman of the Consumer Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and a Member of Interministerial Working Group for Pritorities of Consumer Policy for Years 2015-2020.
He is interested in consumer protection, mainly distance contracts.
In june 2019 he was appointed a Member of the Council of CTU by the Government of the Czech Republic until 2024.
Mrs. Továrková was born on 24 January 1975 in Prague. She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Masaryk University in major Law and legal science and from the Faculty of Business and Management at the Brno University of Technology in major Corporate finances. Since 2009 she worked as an advocate at Továrek, Horký and partners. She was also a board of directors’ member and chair of IT and Telecommunication Section at the Czech Chamber of Commerce.
In a long term, she aims to promote the development of telecommunication sector by pushing through acts facilitating network deployment or by supporting active absorption of grants. She helped to unify opinions of associations and companies acting on the electronic communication market, under the auspices of the Platform for high-speed Internet development, to which she has been a chair for 4 years.
Her hobbies are dancing, playing golf and traveling.
In November 2019, the government appointed her a member of CTU’s Council for a 5-years term.