Serena Sacks has been a transformational IT leader for over 30 years at IBM, Walt Disney World, Wyndham, Florida Virtual School and now Fulton County Schools. Ms. Sacks is passionate about leveraging technology to transform education through personalized learning.

She is currently implementing personalized learning at FCS with 85K mobile devices. She has certifications in Project Management, Six Sigma and Enterprise Governance. Ms. Sacks earned her B.A. and M.S. in an accelerated program at SUNY Stony Brook, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude and was recently named the Woman of the Year by the Technology Association of GA and is a finalist for CIO of the Year 2016.

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” Peter Drucker

Learn why and how to build and sustain a culture of excellence that supports the Districts strategies and objectives. Through strengths finders, six sigma techniques, and a continual focus on leadership development, Fulton County Schools Information Technology Division exemplifies high performance. As a result, our students and schools are excelling through digital teaching and learning with quantifiable results. Tying together the messages from earlier presenters, Ms. Sacks will share her personal story of leading this large and diverse District’s IT function into the future for the benefit of our students.