2015 Internet2 Global Summit

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Jen Leasure

ORG The Quilt Title President & CEO BIO Jennifer (Jen) Leasure is the President and CEO of The Quilt – a consortium of the country’s advanced regional networking organizations supporting research and education (R&E). In her position, Jen shapes the strategic direction of the organization through developing and supporting programs of strategic importance to members and expanding outreach to the R&E community. Prior to joining The Quilt, Jen spent more than 15 years in increasingly senior positions in the telecommunications and healthcare industries, including in the role of Director of Customer Operations for a commercial internet provider. Jen has extensive experience in operational management, organizational optimization, and development of partner relationships. She has designed and implemented operational improvement initiatives including automation, organizational design and process improvement across all areas of operations for broadband, telecommunications and healthcare companies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colorado State University and a Master in Arts in Microeconomics from the University of New Mexico.