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Leonie Fernandes , MS

Adjunct Professor

Office Phone: 585-329-0464


Meet Leonie

Leonie is an Adjunct Professor in the Saunders College of Business Rochester Institute of Technology. Leonie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Michigan in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and earned her Master of Science degree at Rochester Institute of Technology in Information Systems Management.

Leonie has over 25 years of business experience supporting global corporations in the Manufacturing, High Tech, Healthcare and Automotive Industries. As an accomplished Executive in a Fortune 500 top 50 company, she has extensive Information Technology Services experience implementing applications and business solutions for companies globally. Leonie has a unique combination of expertise in global leadership, project/program management, coaching and organizational change management. A particularly strong change agent and consultant, Leonie also has significant multi-cultural experience having led operations and delivery teams in six continents and over 30 countries.

  • MS, Information Systems Management, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1991
  • Operations Director -- Hewlett Packard, 2008-2012
  • Program Office Manager -- EDS, 2000-2008
  • Methods and Technology Leader -- EDS, 1994-2000
  • Strategic Relationship Manager -- EDS, 1985-1994
Professional Certifications
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
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