Elena Bunina

Chief Executive Officer; Director, Human Resources, Yandex

Mrs Bunina joined Yandex in 2007 and was appointed the company’s Human Resources Director four years later. She was the founder and driving force behind the Yandex School of Data Analysis, where she currently chairs the computer science department. In addition to her role as CEO and head of Yandex’s human resources, Mrs Bunina now oversees all of the company’s educational projects. Mrs Bunina is a professor at the higher algebra department of the Moscow State University since 2011, where she has been lecturing since 2001. A graduate of the Moscow State University and Independent University of Moscow, she has a post-doctoral degree in mathematics from the Moscow State University.