Elena Gutseva was appointed I.T. Co. Deputy Director General for business applications. The new top manager has more than 15-year management experience in the automation and implementation of analytic and ERP-systems in major Russian and international companies, which will undoubtedly contribute to the improvement of IT's positions in the sphere of management systems promotion and implementation.
In I.T. Co., Elena Gutseva will be responsible for the promotion of the company's services in the sphere of business applications, coordinate the management and development of SAP, Oracle, Documentum, 1C, and business consulting areas. In addition, the scope of her functions will embrace preparation of complex business solutions for customers in all key industries on the basis of software products included in the I.T. Co. portfolio.
Elena Gutseva was born in Moscow. In 1985, she graduated from the Department of Mechanized Processing of Economic Information of the Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics with the degree in ACS (automated control systems), and in 1997 she took the second degree in law at the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation. In 1991, Elena was granted Ph.D. in Economics, and in 2010 she became a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences. In 1996 – 1999, Elena Gutseva hold the post of head of the accounting automation division in OJSC Gazprom. In the year 2000, she headed the SAP implementation group in East Line Company. In 2001 – 2003, she worked as director of programs for OJSC Gazprom in JSC "SAP CIS". Her career continued in the Russian office of Siemens Business Services (SBS), where Elena directed the ERP Department since 2003 till 2006. In 2006 – 2009, Elena directed company Analytic Business Systems, and then until 2010 she worked as Deputy Director of the Analytic Center of Gas Industry in SJSC Orgenergogaz, subsidiary of OJSC Gazprom. Just before moving to IT Company, Elena Gutseva was Director for Business Development in Fuel and Energy Complex JSC Technoserv Consulting.
"Elena Gutseva has a great experience and practice in the automation of key business processes and implementation of leading business solutions, – noted Oleg Bakiev, Director General of I.T. Co. – Therefore, I have no doubt that Elena's entry in the IT top management team will contribute to building more dynamic and efficient relations with customers of corporate ERP information systems".