As the VP, People and Culture at Unbounce, Leslie Collin (she/her) leads people strategies, social impact, D&I initiatives and workplace culture. Since 2014, and as a member of the company’s executive team, Leslie has navigated the challenges of Unbounce’s rapid growth, seeing the business scale from 40 employees to nearly 200 across Canada and into Europe, with an eye to a further 100 employees or so in the coming year. Committed to championing diversity and inclusion across Canada’s technology sector, Leslie was pivotal in Unbounce’s workforce reaching gender parity in 2019 after taking the Minerva Foundation pledge three years earlier. In 2018, Leslie was a finalist for YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award due in part to her support for the empowerment and advancement of women leaders and people-first organizational best practices.
In her spare time, Leslie co-leads the Glass Ceiling Demolition Company, a not-for-profit committed to creating opportunities for young women to be mentored by career-minded women in their industry.