Elena is contributing to the formulation of TD Bank distributed ledger technology strategy, representing TD in external collaboration, and leading the development team through the execution of a variety of suitable use cases and POCs.
Prior to joining TD, Elena spent 15 years with IBM, leading a number of IT projects (development and technical pre-sales) in the area of Cloud Computing, Big Data and SOA. In her most recent role, as a Cloud Solution Architect for the IBM Canada Cloud Business, Elena worked with many large Canadian Financial Services customers helping to transition to the Cloud (IaaS and PaaS) and innovate with new technologies such as blockchain, IoT, machine learning.
Elena has a deep passion for technology and innovation, and has been actively involved in open source projects (Apache, Eclipse) and development of new industry standards (W3C). She has presented at multiple conferences (WWW, Apache, IBM InterConnect), has co-authored numerous technical articles and academic papers, and has several pending patent applications as well as granted patents.