Elena is a Co-founder & Partner at Aleada Consulting, where she advises clients on privacy, data protection, and information security issues. During her 20-year legal career, she has worked with financial and healthcare institutions, software companies, major law firms, and the government sector on both international & domestic levels. Over the past decade, Elena has focused on creating global data protection programs. She has worked closely with business teams to build cloud, web, & mobile consumer and business products across the globe. Elena is a Co-founder & Board Member for Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), a non-profit organization that aims to advance women in the privacy & security. Elena received her law degree from the University of Russian Academy of Education in Moscow, Russia. She received her LL.M. degree from Berkeley Law School, where she studied privacy, technology transactions, and international law.