Director of Product - Emerging Payments
Elena is a senior influential leader with a deep passion for technology and innovation. At nanopay Corporation, she is responsible for defining the product strategy for borderless payments solutions, liquidity management, and central bank digital currencies (CBDC). Prior to nanopay, Elena led a startup-like, Blockchain technology team at TD Bank and was one of the key participants in Project Jasper (Bank of Canada), focused on understanding how distributed ledger technology (DLT) could transform the wholesale payments system. Elena’s career began at IBM where she led global virtual IBM teams, defining IT strategy, consulting on adoption of cloud and emerging technologies, working closely with C-level executives. Elena is a frequent speaker at conferences, has co-authored numerous technical articles and academic papers, and has several granted patents. She also serves on the board of directors of the Treasury Management Association of Canada in Toronto.
Elena was on the Payment Insights Panel