Noëlle Leca is retired from the software industry. She has had executive positions in operations, marketing, sales, finance, engineering, and product development with Sybase, International Network Services (acquired by Lucent Technologies), Commerce One, and Genesys Telecommunications (acquired by Alcatel). Prior to her work in the software industry, Leca held a number of engineering and engineering management positions with Texaco, Inc. She holds a BS degree in Mathematics from New Mexico Tech and an ME degree in Chemical Engineering from UCLA.
Leca currently serves on the Board of Directors for Marin Humane Society and the advisory boards of Emerge California and the Goldman School of Public Policy.
Previously, Leca has served on company Boards of Directors for Babyback’s Enterprises, Inc., a food franchise company; Optica, Inc., a technology company making interconnection devices for IBM® and plug-compatible mainframe systems; 1800wineshop.com, an internet-based wine retailer; Synchrony, Inc., a customer relationship management software company (acquired by divine, Inc.); and Vianeta, Inc., an internet-based medical transcription company.
She has also served as Chair of the Board of Directors for KQED, Inc., and on the Boards of Directors of San Francisco Opera Association, Children’s Hospital Oakland Foundation, the Board of Trustees of Holy Names College, and the Community Advisory Board of the San Mateo County AIDS Project.