Marlene Leekang

  • Executive Director, Finance and Management


Marlene Leekang, Executive Director of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Enterprise Learning and Online Learning units, manages the development of new initiatives and collaborations across the University and with external partners and clients. Leekang is responsible for launching new programs, preparing financial models, and oversight of implementation.

In previous roles in the Enterprise Learning and Online Learning units, Leekang oversaw day-to-day operations of online learning and corporate education, was responsible for implementing marketing and recruitment strategies for the school's online students as well as student and faculty services, student management and quality assurance. 

With over fifteen years of management experience, Leekang has worked as an executive in corporate environments, managing large-scale local and global customer-service teams. Her extensive background has given her the knowhow to execute best practices in serving NYU School of Engineering students, faculty, and Fortune 500 clients. Since joining NYU School of Engineering in 2010, her leadership has contributed to the growth and expansion of Enterpise Learning and NYU-ePoly, resulting in doubling revenue and enrollment in less than four years.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from York College, her Master’s in Psychology from Queens College, and her Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College. 

Baruch College, City University of New York2010

Master of Science, Higher Education Administration

Queens College, City University of New York2006

Master of Arts, Psychology

York College, City University of New York2002

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology