|Email:||elaine [at] donuts.co|
Elaine Pruis has previously held senior positions at CoCCA, MMX and Donuts. Most recently, she was the Vice President, Operations at Donuts. She is well-known for her time at Minds + Machines, a company she co-founded with Antony Van Couvering, and where she held various executive roles, including Chief of Registry Operations, CTO, and Vice President of Client Services. She left Minds + Machines for Donuts in March 2013, immediately prior to the scheduled approval of the first new gTLDs.
In February 2018, Pruis was appointed as a UASG Ambassador, a position created to spread awareness about UA and EAI among developers and CIOs.
She is also an avid rock climber, and successfully climbed an 11.d in the summer of 2010.
She completed her B.S. from Michigan Technological University in 1995. 
In the past, Elaine Pruis has worked as a Field Representative at US Bureau of Justice Statistics (1999-2001); and as a Research Manager at Bavendam Research Associates (1995-1997).