Kristina Leslie is a business consultant and corporate board member. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Leslie served as Chief Financial Officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., a company that develops and produces computer generated animated feature films. Prior to DreamWorks Animation SKG, Ms. Leslie served as the Chief Financial Officer of DreamWorks LLC, a diversified entertainment company, from 2003 to 2004 and as Head of Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning from 1996 to 2003. While at DreamWorks LLC, Ms. Leslie led the initial public offering of DreamWorks Animation SKG. Ms. Leslie has also served as Director of Financial Planning for Viacom Inc., an entertainment company, from 1993 to 1996.
In addition to her service on the Blue Shield of California board where she is the Chair of the Board and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee, she also serves on the board of directors of Justworks Inc. a human resource technology company where she chairs the audit committee and is a member of the compensation committee. In addition, Ms. Leslie serves on the board of directors of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc., a lodging industry real estate investment trust (REIT), where she chairs the audit committee and is a member of the compensation committee and on the board of directors of Rover Group Inc, the world’s largest online marketplace for pet care, where she chairs the audit committee and serves on the compensation and nominating and governance committees.
Previously, Ms. Leslie has served on the boards of several other public and private companies including Glassdoor Inc., CVBF Inc., Orrbitz Worldwide, Inc., Pico Holdings Inc., Obagi Medical Products, Bare Escentuals Inc., Methodist Hospital of Southern California and Flintridge Preparatory School.
Leslie holds a BA degree in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA from Columbia University.