Member of the OPORA Russia Board Presidium. Head of the OPORA Russia IT Committee. She has headed the Softline Venture Partners corporate fund since 2008. In 2014, Elena Volotovskaya launched a joint fund of Softline and the RVC seed fund that makes seed investments into technology projects. The foundation supported more than 20 IT projects worth over USD 50 million. Investment professional with many years of M&A experience. The winner of the Venture Awards 2013 in the Venture Lady of the Year category. Elena Volotovskaya graduated from the Department of Global Economics of the State University of Management in Moscow with honours. In 2006, she became a candidate of Economics and continued her education in the California State University, getting an MBA degree in 2008.