Maya Leibman

executive vice president and Chief Information Officer, American Airlines.

Maya is responsible for all technology efforts including software development, infrastructure, operations and security.  Maya led the systems integration of American Airlines and US Airways and now leads the organization’s next generation strategic initiatives including transitioning to the cloud, advanced analytics, machine learning and the advancement of DevOps tools and principles.

 Maya serves on the board of the Dallas Theater Center as well as TalkSTEM, a non-profit that seeks to connect STEM with the real world.  She also volunteers for a number of local organizations, including the So SMAART program, where she works with minority girls ages 9 to 12, teaching them about technology and life. She is the executive sponsor for Living Green —American’s Employee Business Resource Group that explores new ways for us all to ‘‘reduce, reuse and recycle.’’

 Maya earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley.