JoLinda Vega

CEO / CIO

Innovative, results oriented leader with comprehensive executive business experience with companies using a consultative approach to understand the client's business direction and technology-based needs to manage organizations into the next era. During her professional career, responsibilities have encompassed Leadership, Management, Business Development and Information Technology.

Prior to joining Core Catalysts, JoLinda founded JMV Professional Consulting, Inc. providing Advisory and Governance, Strategic Planning, Organizational Design/Change Management, Business Development, Business Plans, Technology Direction, Complex Negotiations and Mergers/Acquisitions.

While at IBM, as a World-Wide Account Executive, she was responsible for working with C-levels to understand the convergence of data and technology and how it is transforming various industries in every way. This was accomplished through her leadership as the executive for strategic deals responsible for the overall sales efforts worldwide, leading multidisciplinary teams, and integrating technologies and services required to meet the needs of the clients.

Thought Leadership

  • Innovation, Strategically.
    Technology innovation is changing for CEOs and CFOs
  • Creating Transformation across Manufacturing, IT and IoT
    Recently, a few of our executives discussed IoT’s business potential, challenges and competitive advantage in manufacturing. JoLinda Vega, Steven Ham and Brian Howell. We live and work in a world of rapid change. Businesses must be focused on innovation with its people, process and technology to thrive in a highly competitive economy. Executive leadership is […]

Education

Avila University, Master of Business Administration MBA (Business Administration and Management)
Ottawa University, Bachelor of Arts BA (Business Administration

Certificates

Client Executive Certification Graduate Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Education | Duke Executive Leadership Program, University of Virginia the Fuqua School of Business Management and Manager Development Certification, Duke University I Executive Summit Program Certification, Boston University | IBM's Deep Blue – Core Consultant Certification

Insights

Avila University Board of Counselors
University of Kansas Health Systems Council Member.
Leads Golfology fore Cardiology (5013c) benefitting Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at The University of Kansas Health Systems Center for Advanced Heart Care. www.golfology4cardiology.com
Adjunct Professor at Mid America Nazarene University Department of Business Administration teaching International Business
Strategic Thinking, Kansas City Area Economic Development Council, Blog
Strategic Growth Series: Excelling Your Business Beyond Expectations, Seck and Associates, Forum