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David Leonard, Director of Administration and Technology

David Leonard oversees the following departments and responsibilities: facilities, human resources and labor relations, events, information technology, web services, staff training, the Metro Boston Library Network, and the major projects office. Major accomplishments to date in this role include the modernization of IT systems at the BPL, launch of the new Normal B. Leventhal Map Center space at the Central Library, and the migration to a new integrated library system. Throughout his career, David’s success has been defined by leading organizations in their use of information technology and process to meet business challenges, to address customer and consumer needs, and to carry out their mission effectively. Prior to the Boston Public Library, David spent about 10 years in the IT consulting world holding positions that spanned both business development and technology consulting focused on customers’ tactical and strategic business goals.