Leona Mitchell

  • Founding Director, Professional Institute at SCI
  • Professor of Practice

Core Competencies

Team-based learning, systems analysis, IT consulting and project management, business ethics and leadership

Honors & Awards

2016 Keynote Speaker, Association of Independent Information Professionals' Annual Conference
Leona Mitchell was invited to present at the 30th Annual Conference of the Association of Independent Information Professionals as a Keynote Speaker. With over 30 years of business, entrepreneurial, technical, sales, and leadership expertise, Mitchell discussed the five common mistakes every consultant makes.

2014 Women of the Channel Award
CRN's Top Female IT Channel Executives

CRN honored Leona Mitchell's work on strategically transforming IBM's sales and operational infrastructure by naming her among the top female IT channel executives in 2014. CRN recognizes the expertise and vision of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, highlighting talented female executives who are making an impact in IT today.

2013 Distinguished Alumni Award
University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences

The School of Information Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award was established to recognize and honor outstanding personal and professional achievements in the field of information sciences, impact on community services and extraordinary dedication to the University of Pittsburgh and the School of Information Sciences.

Institution of Highest Degree

  • MSIS, University of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

Mitchell, Leona, and Dmitriy Babichenko. "Team-based Projects: Pittsburgh Website Redesign." Educause Review, September 19, 2016. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2016/9/team-based-projects-pittsburgh-we....