About Alena

Alena focuses heavily on enterprise architecture, especially within the European banking industry.

Her recent client work includes a variety of banking and enterprise architecture initiatives. She recently completed an IT post-merger management for a large European bank and the replacement of the core banking system for a Middle East bank. She has also done work for a large European bank assessing sourcing options and created a performance-improvement program for the IT units of a large European insurer.

Alena has a BS in computer science as well as PhD in economics.

Published work

Unleashing the power of small, independent teams,” McKinsey Quarterly, July 2018

Top trends in the global capital markets business,” McKinsey Quarterly, January 2007


Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, Vallendar
PhD, economics

European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel
Diplom-Kauffrau, business administration

James Madison University, Virginia
BS, computer science