Dr. Kalilallo BAYTASOV writes about economic efficiency of metals extraction technologies and digitalization of these processes. He has been working in industrial and scientific organizations for more than 20 years. He was a member of a project team managing JSC Kazatomprom's research programs from 2008 to 2015. Dr. BAYTASOV is the author or co-author of more than 20 scientific articles and holds several patents. He graduated from the Institute of Technologies of Omsk (OTI) in 1999, defended his PhD thesis in Economics in 2005 at St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, and completed his Master's thesis in International Relations at the National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" in Moscow. At present Dr. BAYTASOV is working as an Assistant Professor of the School of Engineering Management at Almaty University of Management and is Head of the Cybersecurity Laboratory at Kazakh-British Technical University (in Almaty, Kazakhstan).