Leslie Evans

Director, Professional Development

Leslie Evans is passionate about mission driven innovation which impacts the lives of diverse people through education, healthcare, technology & workforce development.

Leslie is the Director of the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, OH, leading efforts to engage new audiences & nurture an environment which accelerates the growth of new ideas to advance innovation and transform health and healthcare for all people. 

Leslie’s leadership roles in marketing and program development span Fortune 500 Companies, Independent Educational Institutions and Startups.  Her experience in technology and education includes developing engaging programs to attract more girls into careers in technology, building an innovative coding bootcamp to equip women and people of color as software developers and creating opportunities to deliver alternate pathways into tech.