Alena Rusakova

Head & Project Designer, Laboratory of Innovative Design.
Laboratory of Innovative Design is an engineering center for the development and implementation of innovations for technological, "smart" and functional clothing items. She is the winner of the Innovation Business Navigator contest on behalf of the Novosibirsk region. Alena holds several patents, including one for an invention of inclusive clothing design for people with disabilities.

Alena has been practicing her profession for more than 30 years as a fashion and a process designer. At the age of 21 she founded a company for designing branded clothing from scratch, now an industry leader in Novosibirsk.

Participant of the "Island 10-21 project" by NTI University.

EMBA RSPP Business School, "Presidential Program" diploma at NSU "Management of High-Tech Projects".

Leader of regional working group of WearNet NTI market.