- Chief Technical Officer
Ritvars Krievs was born in Latvia in 1975.
He graduated from the Riga Technical University. In 2002, Ritvars received an MBA degree from the Riga Business School.
Ritvars Krievs joined Tele2 group in 2000. In 2002−2003, he held the post of Baltic Region Operations Manager at Tele2 Latvia. In 2003, he was appointed as Chief Technical Officer at Tele2 Russia.
Under the supervision of Ritvars Krievs, the technical department has successfully integrated Rostelecom mobile networks into Tele2 infrastructure. The company implemented the project that was unique in its scale and timeline: it took the operator less than a year and a half to have launched high-speed wireless Internet in 65 Russian regions, including Moscow and Moscow Region. Among achievements of the company’s technical department is the fact that the operator’s services were highly evaluated by the industry’s experts. At the end of 2015, TelecomDaily independent agency named Tele2 a leader in quality of 3G Internet and placed it second in terms of voice quality.