Leslie Kerner on Ways Parents Can Help You Pursue Your Passion

In Chapter 8 of 21 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, education software company executive Leslie Kerner answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" Kerner notes that while her parents have not always understood what she did at work, they were always supportive. Ultimately they find ways to encourage Kerner to pursue her passion to work at the intersection of management consulting and K-12 education.

Leslie Kerner is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Professional Services group at Amplify, a software and services company innovating K-12 education. She is responsible for building and managing training, professional development and consulting services for schools. Previously, Kerner worked as a management consultant at Deloitte & Touche. Kerner earned an MBA from the Duke University and a BA from Northwestern University.