As CEO of Skill Scout, Elena is passionate about bringing company and candidates stories to life as a way to make meaningful hiring connections.

Previously, she was a design researcher at gravitytank. There she honed her skills in qualitative research methodologies. Her work spans a variety of industries from consumer packaged goods to philanthropic foundations. She believes that empathy is the foundation for change. And, that clear communication and storytelling is key to making that change stick.

With Skill Scout, Elena and her co-founder Abby are particularly passionate about highlighting industries like manufacturing while simultaneously surfacing the talent of quality candidates often overlooked by today’s current hiring solutions.