Elena Gulkarov is a technical advisor in the intellectual property group, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Elena received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management from Clarkson University. She then earned an M.S. in Engineering Management from Tufts University, where her research focused on disruptive innovation in the defense industry and software methodology modeling.
Prior to joining the firm, Elena worked for 13 years as a principal systems engineer and business partner lead in a top global aerospace defense company, where, among other things, she led system integration and test efforts on electro-mechanical and software systems for large radar defense systems, such as a long-range, high-altitude, all-weather air and missile defense system, an elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system, and a directed-energy, airport-protection system
- MS (Engineering Management), Tufts University, 2011
- BS (Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management), Clarkson University, 2006; Dean’s List