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Lesley Sarkesian

BA 1990 ll MBA 1992, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Senior Solutions Sales Executive, SAP Ariba, Austin, TX

Lesley J. Sarkesian is an accomplished International Business Development and Sales Fortune 100 Executive and Entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience in technology, professional services, regulated beverages and CPG industries.

Armed with an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Communications from Purdue University, the hardworking Chicago native entered the business world like a whirlwind, as a Global Senior VP for Xerox, Dell, Gartner and Dun & Bradstreet. She ran Global Services CPG & Hospitality Industry Vertical before moving to downtown Austin, Texas to launch her own National Spirits Brand CHAOS COCKTAILS®.

As a lifelong learner and mentor, Sarkesian is committed to "paying-it-forward", and is currently serving on the Board of Directors and as the Chief of Sales at Global Source Group, leading the SmartServe project

Sarkesian was honored as one of the ten distinguished 2016 Purdue University's Old Masters, joining over 600 eminent personalities who have given of themselves and achieved success in their prospective fields, representing honesty, personal integrity and a good philosophy.