Leslie M. Jones, 2010 Honoree

Senior vice president, CIO
Motorola Inc.
Schaumburg,, Ill.
First job:
Curatorial assistant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Most valuable career advice:
"Would you kill yourself if you failed? If not, why not give it the best shot you can and see what happens. (Advice from my adviser before my Ph.D. oral exam.)"
Ask me to do anything but...
"shirts, taxes and windows."
Passion outside of work:
"Spending time with my family and friends outside -- skiing, trekking, kayaking."
Technology pet peeve:
"The belief that just because you can communicate with someone, you should."
Favorite movie:
What's the most interesting thing people don't know about you?
"I was offered a job as a professional water skier at Cypress Gardens at the age of 15. My parents wisely said no!"
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