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Leslie Katz

Leslie Katz is vice president of business development at Brainpower, an IT contractor service provider. Katz is also a San Francisco Supervisor, elected to the Board of Supervisors for a four-year term on November 4, 1996 following her appointment by Mayor Willie L. Brown June 1, 1996. Supervisor Katz serves as chair of the Transportation and Land Use Committee and is a member of the Audit and Government Efficiency Committee. She is past vice-chair of two committees: Economic Development, Transportation and Technology; and Health, Family and Environment. She is a member of the San Francisco Transportation Authority, the MTC-sponsored Transbay Paneland the Bay Area Bioscience Center.

Katz, a strong advocate of public/private partnerships and job training opportunities, has spearheaded initiatives aimed at growing and retaining the digital media industry in San Francisco. Along with the Mayor and the San Francisco Partnership, she organized the first San Francisco Multimedia Summit in 1998. She continues to work on legislation to support the information technology industry and constantly finds ways to increase the City's online and interactive capabilities.


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