professional work

"At heart is a focus on the Business of Technology, grounded in Design with a light touch of curiosity about Life."  The Laws of Simplicity


sales excellence at microsoft (2017-Present)

Under a six-month MBA Internship program, her core priority as Sales Excellence manager is to deliver sales and operational support for the Microsoft Services team in the Philippines. She works closely with the Sellers and Service Delivery Managers to help them meet their targets by providing the right data insights at the right time.


Product Management and Business Development at PLDT INC. (2013-2017)

Leslie started out as a product manager for one of the largest telcos in the country, managing Cloud Computing services, launching platform as a service and virtual desktop solutions for the top enterprise market of top 4,000 companies. With the creation of the Disruptive Business Group, she came into the role of business development manager for Enterprise Cloud solutions, hyper focused on promoting the best-in-class productivity software for businesses.

In this digital age, being an information designer allows Leslie to help people understand complex technologies through good design. She enjoys collaborating with teams in applying Design Thinking into exciting projects.

Ask Leslie about: Cloud Computing, Microsoft Office 365, Virtual Desktops, Marketing, Branding and Identity, Design, Disruptive Technology, and Product Management.

contact: chat@lesliebayona.in


accomplishments

Leslie has notable accomplishments in Marketing and Design. In 2013, the Loyola Schools Awards for Arts gave one of their recognitions for her work done in the field of Visual Arts in Graphic Design as a student. Once a year,  she shares new insights in design and corporate career through workshops with students in her old university. Some interesting experiences include being a registered student Apple developer, rebranding Tugon, a student org against child abuse, and running a bi-annual publication as editor-in-chief.


education

Leslie Bayona holds two degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Her primary in 2012 is a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, majoring in Communications Technology Management following a Marketing track. Her secondary course is a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Information Design accomplished a year after her first graduation. In January 2016, Leslie entered the Ateneo Graduate School of Business where she attends classes on a part-time basis to pursue further studies in a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA).


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