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Linda Saris, Executive Director
Linda Saris has been the Founder and Executive Director since 2002 and brings 25 years of management and technology experience in the private sector. As Senior Vice President of the $250 million software company RSA Security, Inc. Ms. Saris was responsible for IT, Technical Support, Professional Services and Operations. For two years, Ms. Saris also headed up a division that brought new emerging security products to market.
At LEAP, she is responsible for staffing, fundraising, budgeting, operations, business and program development. Ms. Saris received her BA in Economics and Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and her MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago. Ms. Saris received an honorary doctorate from Salem State University in 2015.