Acting Director, VA New England Center for Innovation Excellence (NECIE)
Leandro DaSilva joined the VA New England Healthcare System in 2011. Mr. DaSilva served in the U.S. Navy from 1999 to 2006, onboard the USS Kitty-Hawk (CV-63) home based in Yokosuka, Japan; and at the Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Facility (NPMOF) in Whidbey Island, WA; where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a Major in International Business, and MBA with emphasis in Global Management. After Honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, Leandro worked at UnitedHealth Technologies as a Program Manager working on mergers and acquisitions and integrated technologies solutions. He joined the VA in 2011 as a member of the VISN 1 Network Office, as a Project Manager for the VISN 1 Quality Manager Office, and in November 2017 became a member of the VISN 1 Clinical Informatics team. In 2020 Mr. DaSilva helped launch the VA New England Center for Innovation Excellence (NECIE) as part of the VHA Innovation Ecosystem.