Unblu appoints new General Counsel Elena Gilotta to expand internal legal competencies
Gilotta, whose professional experience includes roles as Legal Counsel – Senior Management at DENSO and Sr. Director EMEA Legal at Box, will advise the company on legal, reputational, and compliance matters throughout a new phase of expansion.
Leading financial services software company Unblu today announced Elena Gilotta, a seasoned legal expert, as their latest appointment. Heading up a growing legal department, Gilotta will become an integral member of the company’s senior level tasked with developing a legal team and strategy to support Unblu’s long-term business objectives.
With industry-leading expertise that spans new and old technologies and markets, Gilotta brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role at Unblu. In her former legal director posts, she has successfully leveraged legal strategy for growth in IoT, AI, SaaS and internet business, specializing among others in banking and financial services. Gilotta’s vast experience at the intersection of legal, business development, and technology situates her in a strong position to drive value at Unblu.
“I’m thrilled to be playing a strategic role in the next phase of Unblu’s growth. It’s a real opportunity to use my former experience, and build a legal team that goes above and beyond to meet regulatory expectations within a constantly evolving sector.
Elena Gilotta, General Counsel at Unblu
In addition to strategic and leadership responsibilities, Gilotta’s role will see her take the lead on all contractual and litigation matters, as well as honing in on the company’s existing compliance procedures. This will involve consistent evaluation of Unblu’s practices and policies, as well as interdepartmental counsel on any relevant issue of compliance and risk. As the company embarks on a new chapter of development in the highly-regulated financial services industry, the obligation to ensure compliance is set to become even more acute—a shift for which Gilotta’s expertise will be instrumental.
Luc Haldimann, Unblu CEO, commented on the centricity of technical and regulatory expertise in the company’s unique offering. “Our focus on financial services and their specific challenges enables us to evolve with the industry and adapt to changing needs. This has led to an intricate understanding of the industry’s security, regulatory and technological environment. Unblu is uniquely designed to allow banks, insurance companies, and financial services to roll out a live engagement solution which respects all these constraints.”
Speaking on her recent appointment, Gilotta highlighted the opportunities that lie ahead. “I’m thrilled to be playing a strategic role in the next phase of Unblu’s growth,” she said. “It’s a real opportunity to use my former experience, and build a legal team that goes above and beyond to meet regulatory expectations within a constantly evolving sector.”