Elina holds an Msc International Business Economics degree from City university, London. For 7 years Elina worked in several positons in Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia, including head of Investment attraction unit, Advisor to the Minister and Director of Innovation department. During her experience working in government sector Elina gained experience with bringing together relevant stakeholders and setting up a new models for higher education in Latvia. Elina has a valubale Latvian market knowledge and negotiations skills and a passion for market oriented education. Currently Elina works in Swisscom as a Head of Product responsible for setting up Swisscom DevOps Center in Latvia.