Dr. Elena Prokupets co-founded Lenel Systems International and was President, CEO and Chairman of the Board until its sale to United Technology Corporation (UTC). Elena also co-founded and led Edicon Systems, a pioneer in electronic images and electronic photography that is now owned by Kodak. Elena has a M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Science. Dr. Prokupets was a Board member of Acetylon Pharmaceutical Inc, and is a Board member of OncoPep Inc, Biotechnology company. Elena is a Trustee of the University of Rochester, and the Managing Director of the Metropolitan Opera of New York.