Irina Shtonova has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Stanford University in Palo Alto, the USA as well as a Doctor’s degree in Economics from St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia University. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Saint Olaf University of Economics, Northfield, the USA. She has long experience in the management of big companies, the strategy and the business processes.
As a vice president of marketing and strategies at the American telecom AT&T, she was in charge of the extension of the channels for sale, introduction and pricing of new products, financial planning and capital expenditures. Before that, she held the office of a Customer Service Director of the American satellite television DirecTV (Los Angeles). She was also a manager in the team of McKinsey Consulting Company in Bulgaria. She has experience in the sphere of financial supervision and business development.