Jessica Lerro

AVP, Technology Business Management


As AVP of Technology Business Management at Interac, Jessica manages the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, which involves supporting the business planning, operational governance and strategic communications for the Technology and Operations group. Over her 5 years with Interac, Jessica has held various roles including the lead of the Agile transformation and practice, as well as program manager of Interac’s multi-year technology modernization program.

Jessica Lerro has been a woman in tech since the start of her career and understands what it’s like to work in a traditionally male-dominant field. Drawing from her personal experiences and inspired by women mentors around her, Jessica naturally developed a passion for women advancement and advocacy in the workplace. At Interac, Jessica spearheaded the Women’s Mentorship program in 2021, which has continued annually as a result of its success and growth. Jessica also had the opportunity to participate in the HeARTwork initiative led by Conscious Economics, where she and other diverse women leaders contributed to the development of a solutions framework to address gender equity challenges in corporate Canada.


thursday – 12:30pm Women in Tech

Time Icon 60 mins

Location Icon Meridian Hall - Upper Mezzanine

Mindfulness & Money

Join us as we break down barriers for women in tech and learn how to elevate your financial confidence. Together we will dive into solutions to support diverse women and their advancement into more senior roles while highlighting the importance of having women in the tech ecosystem.This session will also help you bolster your financial confidence by exploring the connection between money, self-esteem, relationships, conscious consumerism and the establishment of financial objectives.