Public Sector Executive
Having spent most of her career working in the public sector, the Leslie Koch keynotes highlight the everyday issues most executives deal with on a daily basis -- as well as educating audiences on leadership strategies.
Currently, Koch is president of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC) in New York. Having held other high positions in the public sector, Koch was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit Fund for Public Schools, in which she developed initiatives to increase private sector support for public education. She also worked at New York City’s Human Resources Administration.
Before her long career in the public sector, Koch was as an executive with Microsoft from 1989 to 1996, where she worked on development and marketing.
Koch received an M.P.P.M. from the Yale School of Management and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Yale College.