About the Session
Brandon Leshchinskiy is a leadership educator and consultant based at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). As a leadership coach, he has worked with over 80 professionals, ranging from recent graduates to senior executives, on transforming complex systems in government, media, and other sectors. Brandon also recently finished a year-long AI Innovation Fellowship at the US Air Force-MIT AI Accelerator, where he developed and led workshops on AI technology, strategy, and culture with over 600 military personnel. His fellowship included advising the US Department of Defense on AI strategy via consultations and white papers, as well as moderating a dinner discussion with ~35 of the nation's top defense officials. Brandon holds dual SM degrees in Aeronautics & Astronautics and Technology & Policy from MIT, as well as a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.