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Cristo Leon
Works at New Jersey Institute of Technology
Attends Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Lives in New Jersey USA
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NJIT researchers have identified unique anatomical features in a species of blind, walking cavefish in Thailand that enable the fish to walk and climb waterfalls…
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Somenath Mitra, a distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, and Atam Dhawan, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, were named this week…
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  • Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
    MBA - eCommerce, 2011 - present
    01.- Statistics in Organizations 02.- Economic Environment of the Company. 03.- Introduction to Finance for Decision Making 04.- Marketing Management. 05.- Leadership and Organizational Behavior 06.- Managing the value chain 07.- Finance Administration 08.- Business Policy, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 09.- Foresight and Innovation 10.- Strategic Planning and Organizational Structures 11.- Entrepreneurship and Management Strategies 12.- Economics for Decision Making 13.- Informational Technologies for e-Business 14.- Citizenship and culture of legality 12 Credits each class Current GPA 4.0
  • Universidad Veracruzana
    Bachelor of Art’s - Cultural Promotion & Theater, 1995 - 1999
    GPA 3.3
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
    English as a Second Lenguage, 1998 - 1998
  • Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
    Diplomas, 2011 - 2012
    Management Skills, Management Competence, Senior Management, Consulting Public Servants
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Introduction
Cristo Leon is the Director of Research, College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT. In this role, Cristo manages the logistics of research programs and college planning serving as a liaison with the Office of Sponsored Research Administration.

Cristo’s experiences have included +7 years in directive positions. Managing logistics, facilitating organizational development trainings, designing marketing plans, and implementing innovation projects for organizations including: NJIT, Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity, Ocean County College, Monterrey Institute of Technology & Higher Education, and the University of Veracruz.

Cristo also developed and facilitated courses for the ITESM in Latin America for C-Level executives of corporations including: Chedraui Inc., Coca-Cola Femsa, PEMEX, Continental, EC., Adelca, SemMaterials, Claro, Adecco

Most recently, Cristo served as the Interim Associate Director of e-Learning for Ocean County College, Managing logistics of +600 online courses, while improving Web Content Management and Digital Asset Management processes. Previously, he was the Director of Innovation for the University of Veracruz. Leading a group of 40 professionals in the creation of learning tools for K12 schools. Experience that prepared him to lead multicultural teams. In addition, Cristo was the Resident Director for the International Studies Abroad office in Xalapa, México. He was responsible for coordinating intercultural immersion programs, travels and cultural activities for American students.

Areas of expertise:
• Strategic management
• Subject knowledge expertise
• Instruction planning
• Training and development
• Knowledge enhancement
• Curriculum design & Process enhancement
• Team management
• Student evaluation, Development & Assessment
• Capability building
• Presentation and Oratory skills
• Developing brand voice
• Implement & Lead social media strategies


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Studying an MBA at Monterrey Institute of Technology & Higher Education
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Occupation
Digital Mentor and Business Storyteller
Skills
Personal: Advanced researcher, analytical, facilitating, teaching, mentoring, leadership and self-management skills. Communication: Public speaking, customer service, negotiation and relationship builder skills. Diversity: Empathy and global thinking skills. Ethical: Decision making, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Transcultural: Cultural diversity and social skills. Team: Organizational and team working skills. Change Management: Creative thinking, improve and design, quality control, processes and risk management skills. Technological: Technological thinker, Learning Management Systems, Web Content Management, Digital Asset Management and computer skills.
Employment
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
    Director of Research, College of Science and Liberal Arts, 2015 - present
    Manage logistics of the College of Science and Liberal Arts research and planning programs. Assist the CSLA Dean, faculty and staff on research-related planning documents, research activities and proposal budget preparation. Help the SRA office and other entities within NJIT monitor and assist in ensuring compliance with federal, state and other governmental and NJIT regulations. Serve as staff liaison of the CSLA Dean Office with the Office of Research and Development and with the New Jersey Innovation Institute.
  • Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
    Global Social Media Coach & Trainer, Outreach Coordinator, 2011 - present
    Develop and implement training programs that provide participants the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt the use of innovative social media strategies. Create interactive webinars, courses, workshops, and seminars on social media for small business and non-profits, social media marketing, digital branding, digital marketing and social media positioning. Projects & Accomplishments: • Trained the first generation of the International Certification in Digital Marketing in Quito Ecuador in 2013. • Trained the first generation of Social Media Visibility and Positioning with CPPs in Quito Ecuador in 2012. • Facilitated an average of 350 hours per year of online webinars from 2012 to 2014.
  • Ocean County College
    Interim Assoc. Director of e-Learning, 2014 - 2015
    Assist with the administration, logistics and management of the 603 e-Learning program including fully online courses for the College. Train and support faculty in the development of educational materials to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Coordinate the scheduling of classes, Master Class Development, and new degree programs with e-Learning members. Advise faculty on best practices in curriculum design and review effectiveness of course elements. Projects & Accomplishments: • Implemented Quality Matters best practices that led to a commendation from the Middle States Commission of Higher Education valid until 2019. • Created an infographic that summarized the “State of e-Learning 2014”. • Designed and implemented the new website for e-Learning, Improving Web Content Management (WCM) and Digital Asset Management (DAM) processes.
  • CBTIS#13
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
    Taught English I and II
  • Universidad Veracruzana
    Director of Innovation, Instructional Design & Trainer, 2010 - 2011
    Led innovation in the area of design and technology-enhanced pedagogy in teaching and learning. Acted as the production lead, developed new processes and leveraged existing systems in the design and integration of instructional technology solutions for the e-Learning laboratory of “Learning Objects, Multimedia and Didactic Sequences” of the University of Veracruz. Projects & Accomplishments: • Led a group of 100 professionals on the creation of 600 “learning objects” for the national system of Basic Education.
  • International Studies Abroad
    Resident Director, 2007 - 2010
    Responsible for the management of the ISA program in Mexico, Xalapa Branch. Built and maintained relationships with universities and vendors in the host city. Handled visa process, home staying accommodations, and university arrangements for American students during their stay in Mexico. Coordinated intercultural immersion programs, travels and cultural activities. Projects & Accomplishments: • Created the book “ISA Cultural Immersion Program: Welcome to Xalapa” that was used as a model of other ISA branches in Mexico. • Served as a liaison for communication between US universities and the University of Veracruz, ensuring credit transfers
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New Jersey USA
Previously
Xalapa, Veracruz, México - Xalapa, Veracruz, México - Paris, Francia - La Crosse Wisconsin USA - San Salvador, El Salvador - México DF, México - Cozumel, Quintana Roo, México - Tulum, Quintana Roo, México - Cd Victoria Tamaulipas, México - Villa Hermosa, Tabasco, México - Tuxpan, Veracruz , México - Culiacan Sinaloa, México
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