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Leela Wilson

Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Engagement

Leela Wilson is the Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Engagement and is responsible for a team of 35 Relationship Managers and support staff working with over 500 client companies around the world. She is responsible for growing Catalyst’s Supporter base globally and leading the community engagement plan. In this role, she is also accountable for leading and operationalizing Catalyst partnerships in Latin America, the Middle East, and AsiaPac. Prior to joining Catalyst, she worked at Evanta, a Gartner Company, where she most recently served as VP of Strategy and Operations.

Leela is an accomplished executive with 20 years’ experience, having held roles in sales, account management, strategy, integration, and product development. Additionally, she led a functional practice group as the leader of CEB’s HR advisory practice, serving heads of HR and Diversity and Inclusion. She also brings a global perspective, having worked and lived in the UK, Asia, Australia, and the United States. She has been committed to the advancement of women throughout her career and led diversity and inclusion efforts in her HR position and as part of the Women at Gartner Board.

Leela holds a bachelor’s degree with honours from The University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. She lives with her husband and daughter in Portland, Oregon. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.