Leon Kung is the Director of Operations for The Village Square, a nonprofit focused on growing civil discourse on divisive issues. The Village Square believes in the power of dialogue and disagreement, and it spearheads a variety of programming centered around civility and community-building, especially among political opposites.Leon is a Tallahassee native and a graduate of the University of Florida. He utilized his electrical engineering degree for a long 6 months post-graduation before pivoting into a career in information systems. After working at an internet start-up that experienced an increase in revenue during his tenure from $20 million to over $1.4 billion annually, Leon focused on providing consulting services for enterprise-level information systems to global clients, including the United States Navy, AXA Equitable, Capital One, and Freddie Mac. Leon moved back to Tallahassee after a 22-years absence and most recently served as Chair of the Board of Directors for The School of Arts and Sciences prior to joining The Village Square.
The Village Square, Director of Operations