Elka Popova, a program director with Frost & Sullivan, has 15 years of market analysis and strategic consulting expertise with a focus on enterprise communications and next-generation technologies. She has experience covering a broad range of industry sectors, leveraging long-standing working relationships with senior executives at leading industry participants. Her focus areas include enterprise telephony and messaging, unified communications and collaboration, hosted/cloud-based communications and SaaS, SIP trunking, and VoIP access services.
Besides her extensive knowledge of various enterprise communications technologies and markets, Elka possesses the ability to leverage a broad set of qualitative and quantitative analytical tools to develop comprehensive and in-depth market, product, and competitive analyses; and strong management and interpersonal skills based on seven years of team leadership and more than 15 years of extensive client interactions and project management.
Before joining Frost & Sullivan, Elka held market research and competitive intelligence roles at visitalk.com, Platinum Technology, and the Bulgarian-American Enterprise Fund.
Elka holds a Master of International Management from Thunderbird, School of Global Management; a Master of English and American Literature and Linguistics from Kliment Ohridsky University; and a Master of Financial Management from National University of Business Administration and Economics.