Leslie Kennedy Ed.D. is the Senior Director of Academic Technology Services in Academic and Student Affairs at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor. Dr. Kennedy is responsible for the management, leadership, administration and oversight of the Academic Technology Services with the goal of infusing information technology into the teaching and learning processes, research, scholarship and creative activities, and a full range of student and academic services within the California State University. She is responsible for directing the implementation of existing academic technology initiatives, administration of ATS budgets and personnel. In addition, she advises the Chancellor’s Office leadership with respect to academic technology services and initiatives including but not limited to library services, online education, academic software support, learning management systems, affordable learning solutions and web design and presence.