Aleksandr Shoitov
Министерство цифрового развития, связи и массовых коммуникаций Российской Федерации

Aleksandr Shoitov

Date of taking office: April 12, 2021


Aleksandr Shoitov was born on January 4, 1971 in Moscow.

From 1987 to 1988 he worked in Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

In 1993 he graduated from Institute of Cryptography, Communications and Informatics with a degree in «applied mathematics».

From 1993 to 2021 Aleksandr Shoitov did the military service and received the rank of Lieutenant-General.

In 2017 he was appointed President of the Academy of Cryptography of the Russian Federation.

Aleksandr Shoitov has a doctorate degree in Physics and Mathematics and was awarded with
the Order of Merit for the Fatherland of the 2nd degree.

On April 21, 2021 Aleksandr Shoitov was appointed Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.


Implementation of the state policy in the field of information security, production and implementation of computer and telecommunications equipment as well as software for the public needs, while ensuring their sufficient level of information security and innovative development of the industry.

Aleksandr Shoitov is in charge of the federal project «Information Security».

Официальный интернет-ресурс Министерства цифрового развития, связи и массовых коммуникаций Российской Федерации. Свидетельство о регистрации СМИ Эл № ФС77-32622 от 22 июля 2008 г.