Leigh Sleeman is an experienced senior IT program manager with over 17-years of experience in healthcare information technology. Throughout his career, he has seamlessly transitioned business needs into technical requirements, forged excellent relationships with executive leaders, functioned as a primary IT liaison and directed teams of high-caliber senior project managers. He is acknowledged as a visionary leader for hospital IT infrastructure projects involving new construction, network upgrades and voice over internet protocol (VoIP) workflow evaluations and design.
In 2012, Leigh joined T2 Tech Group™ as a Program Manager and in 2018, assumed the title of Partner based on his successful management of healthcare IT projects and leadership qualities. Since joining the firm, he has championed multiple projects for Kootenai Health located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, including a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) initiative, a major storage area network (SAN) upgrade effort and the implementation of a consolidated user sign-on platform. He continues to prudently manage a $15 million IT budget and cultivate strong relationships with healthcare leaders.
Leigh launched his career in 2000 by joining UCLA Health Systems and filling a series of positions culminating in the role of Manager, IT PMO in 2010. From 2010 – 2012, he managed a six-person project management team tasked with designing, procuring and implementing sophisticated technologies to support an expansion of the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. He successfully coordinated over 25 IT projects and implemented these new technologies in the main facility while also balancing vendors and resources to bring online an advanced outpatient surgical center simultaneously.
From 2007 to 2010, he served as program manager, transition planning IT. He was asked to take over the design and implementation of IT infrastructures for the new 520-bed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and the 270-bed UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. He successfully orchestrated all IT activities and administered a $60+ million IT budget.
Leigh also held the position of project manager within the Transition Planning IT Group at the UCLA Health System from 2002 to 2007. In this role, he planned and supervised numerous department relocation initiatives and coordinated several PC refresh projects. Leigh was initially hired as a technical lead for the desktop support group in 2001. Leigh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical and Pastoral Studies from Newbold College in Reading, UK and a Masters of Arts degree in Theology from the University of Wales, in Lampeter, UK. He has also earned a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, signifying him as a professional who is well versed in the foundational elements of the Lean Six Sigma Methodology.