Leslie Zemnick Folsgaard

As a principal consultant at Kotter International Inc., Leslie Zemnick is a team leader focused on developing the skills and know-how of those around her. Whether working with Hollywood stars, heads of state or Fortune 500 CEOs, Leslie brings a solutions-oriented focus to her client engagements. She enjoys learning about new industries while leveraging her unique combination of corporate experience and human capital development expertise. At Kotter, Leslie is primarily focused on amplifying the internal strengths of her clients by employing the Kotter methodology to maximum effect. She has worked in North America, Asia, Africa and Europe in sectors including advertising, tech, consumer products, manufacturing, energy, government, cosmetics and real estate. Leslie is based out of Washington, D.C. and New York.

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