Elena Fedotova is Vice President, Digital Alliances & Ecosystem, and member of executive leadership teams of Schneider Electric Digital and Schneider Electric Strategy & Sustainability. Elena reports to Chief Digital Officer and Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer of Schneider Electric. Elena started with Schneider Electric in May 2014 and in April 2017 she took her current role in building strong complementary partnerships with Global IT companies and Consulting firms to execute Schneider Electric’s digital transformation in energy management & industrial automation. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Elena had worked at Air Liquide for 9 years. She was hired as international high potential and moved every 1 to 2 years in various roles from ERP implementation projects to logistics, sales engineering, offer marketing, and corporate strategy. In January 2018, Elena has been appointed a member of Sounding Board to CEO, a Shadow Cabinet composed of handpicked young global leaders tasked to provide actionable feedback on strategy execution, digital transformation, and leadership culture of the company. Elena is a global citizen: she was born in Russia, had lived in France for 14 years and is now based out of Boston, USA. Elena holds master degrees in Information Technologies from Russian State University, in International Finance & Marketing from Paris Dauphine University, and in Business Administration. She also has an Advanced Technician degree in Engineering. Elena is passionate about life. Discovering and learning every day, living like if this day was the very last one. She loves performing on stage (theatre), wine tasting, martial arts, yoga & meditation, and ocean surfing.