Svetlana Grigoryeva offers strategic focus, technical expertise, and business leadership gained during her successful career in application development and architecture. As the Manager, Application Development & Architecture for Shearman & Sterling, Svetlana leads firm-wide application development efforts, which includes custom development and 3rd party applications implementation. She is a well-respected technology expert and maintains an exceptional level of knowledge regarding emerging technologies to help the firm provide best in class service to the clients.
She has extensive experience in implementing knowledge management, experience management, matter intake and conflicts checking systems, financial billing and reporting, legal, CRM, human resources and intranet systems. Under her technical direction, a new knowledge management system was put in place leveraging existing infrastructure platforms in a new creative way. In partnership with the firm’s business development team, Svetlana championed the implementation of Tableau visualization software to replace manual corporate governance processes. This effort resulted in saving hundreds of hours in attorney and partner time. Leveraging her commitment to innovation and in partnership with marketing department, Svetlana oversaw the delivery of a cloud-based merger matrix calculator, a business development tool with merger filing requirements rules calculations for potential mergers.
Svetlana’s dedication to driving the adoption of cutting-edge technologies is evident in all of her undertakings. She focuses her efforts on business growth, operating performance and cost containment, and service quality. In her previous positions as Applications Architect and Senior Supervisor, Svetlana applied her talents to build firm-wide relationships to achieve support for initiatives that included shifting technology from Java to MS SharePoint. She also pioneered, designed, and instituted data integration processes, including BizTalk data integrations and web services. A consistent theme in Svetlana’s career is her ability to serve as a proactive change agent with the technology and business acumen to define initiatives that deliver sustained, positive outcomes.
Svetlana achieved her Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from St. Petersburg Institute of Civil Engineering. She completed multi year certificate programs in computer science at St. Petersburg State University and Chubb Institute of Technology, NJ.