Director of Technology
She is a computing engineer and Founding Member of Praxis since 1996. Elsa Ramírez Hernández is a graduate from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM); she holds a Master's degree in Information Technologies and Administration from the same institution, as well as a Master's degree as Specialist in Networks and Information Systems for Enterprises from the École Nationale Supérieur de Télécomunicaciones from Bretagne-Rennes, in France.
With almost 20 years of professional experience, she has developed herself as a Technical Specialist in Systems Architecture, Project Development and Management, as well as in the generation of processes and methodologies based on standards, such as: ISO, CMM/CMMI, PMBOK by the Project Management Institute, SWEBoK by the IEEE and ITIL, thus developing a higher approach in Quality. Besides, she participates in the organization's planning and definition of new products and services.
She is Director of Innovation and Quality, in charge of the company's technological strategy from planning and execution, to evaluation. She is responsible to achieve the organizational objectives, in order to obtain the Software-CMM Level 3 evaluation (obtained in 2005), Software-CMMI Level 4 (obtained in December 2006) and CMMI Level 5 for the Praxis Excellence Center for Software Development, obtained in December 2009. She defines, in collaboration with the architects team and business units, the generation of solutions for customers. She is also in charge of the link-up program between Technological Universities and Praxis to promote knowledge, as well as the Professional Training Area.
She was a member of the Quality Committee of Emepiria Consortium (main 11 enterprises in systems development in Mexico). Member of the AMCIS (Mexican Association for Quality of Software Industry). Member of PMI (Project Management Institute) and Certified en ITIL.
She is the Praxis representative before the Qataria Consortium (5 IT enterprises) and the Praxis Technical Representative before the Prosoftware Cluster (30 IT enterprises in Mexico City).
Currently, she collaborates as part-time professor for the Post-Graduate Program on Computing Science and Engineering of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and she also collaborates with different publications and participates in conferences on topics related to information technologies in various publications and institutions.