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Elena Painter • Associate

Elena Painter
San Francisco • Joined Battery in 2016

Elena is an associate in Battery Ventures’ Menlo Park office. At Battery, she focuses on venture and growth investments in the software and Internet sectors.

Previously, Elena worked at Gainsight, a Battery Ventures portfolio company that offers customer success solutions to B2B companies. There, she helped lead business operations and strategy across the organization, including initiatives to grow services revenue and drive product adoption. Prior to that, Elena worked at Goldman Sachs on the technology, media and telecom investment banking team, advising companies including PayPal, LinkedIn, Zendesk and 2U.

Elena graduated summa cum laude from The College of William and Mary. She received a BA in finance and a minor in economics.

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