May 2016 Newsletter

The most effective leaders never stop learning. The desire and ability to continuously educate oneself in the midst of a busy professional life is essential to becoming an effective leader, as is the strength of character to pass that learning on to others. The members IRI profiles each month tend to share this common characteristic; this month's member is no different. Pushpa Manukonda is the Enterprise Technology Innovation Strategy Manager at John Deere and her path to becoming a leader in her company demonstrates well the principle of always keeping an open and inquisitive mind.