Haleh is a proven transformative leader and educator with more than 18 years of experience in building strong teams to achieve organizational effectiveness in diverse industries. Haleh started her career as an IT developer and later to a business executive in Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola enterprises and Colgate-Palmolive, used her analytical and leadership skills to produce innovative corporate outcomes for various business industries. As the CEO of Surgical Serenity Solutions, she used her entrepreneurial and management skills to deliver successful business results. As an educator for over a decade, where her passion resides, she is using her strategic planning in academia to teach soft and hard skills, lead teams and departments, updates programs with student-centric perspective, and develop or update curriculums to be workforce relevant for the ultimate success of graduates.
Haleh received her B.S. in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems with a minor in Management from Central Missouri State University, an Executive MBA from Bellarmine University, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Strategic Management with a focus on Information Technology at Sullivan University. She is the Co-Chair of University of Louisville Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board, past chair of Network of Entrepreneurial Women, past Chair of World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, and Executive Director of Interfaith Paths to Peace.