Chunlei Ding, President & CEO of Horizon Consulting, has more than seventeen years of experience in information technology. She has implemented large enterprise projects in public and private sectors. She has managed projects in different technology environment. She has played various leadership and technical roles such as program management officer, chief data architect, senior project manager, data manager, solutions architect, lead software engineer, consultant, and senior database analyst. In early years, she led many web application projects while architected and developed back-end databases. She has certifications in PMP, CSM, ITIL Foundation, and MCDBA. Chunlei received her master’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Iowa in 1998.

Chunlei is passionate about giving back to the community. She is president of River Hill High School PTSA and a board member of her home owner association. Chunlei is a graduate of Leadership Howard County’s Premier Class of 2017. In her spare time, Chunlei enjoys gardening and reading books.