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Elena Novokreshchenova

Vice-President Europe, Remitly

Elena Novokreshchenova is the Vice President of Europe at Remitly where she leads Remitly’s European business to scale and grow it’s market share. Since she joined, Remitly has rapidly expanded into 13 countries. Remitly is disrupting nearly $574 billion remittance industry with its digital money transfer platform that helps people send money internationally easily, safely, and at a lower cost. Remitly has over 1 million customers sending over $6 billion through it’s money transfer platform around the world.

Elena spent most of her career in technology and advisory roles. Before joining Remitly she worked at the Expedia Group as the UK & Emerging Markets EMEA General Manager for HomeAway and prior to that as the Director Product for Hotels.com where she lead a team that developed and executed Global Content strategy as well as product expansion into Vacation Rental market across more than 36 languages and 86 point of sales.

Prior to Expedia Elena held roles at BoozAllen and Barclays Bank. She holds an MBA from London Business School and a Master of Economics from MGLU Moscow.