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Karla Leis, President and CEO of PAR Systems, a woman standing wearing business attire

President and CEO

Karla Leis is our fearless leader, operating as President and CEO of PAR Systems.  Karla leads by example; she is a hands on leader that brings collaboration, energy and resiliency to all of our teams.  Her passion for technology and innovation, coupled with a strong track record in building businesses, inspire our team to make what most think is impossible, possible.

Karla brings more than 25 years of experience in various roles in strategy, product management, international marketing, sales, and general management.  She has spent her career at companies such as nVent, Tennant Company and Entrust Datacard.  Karla has MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.   She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and if you look closely enough, you will spot her cheering on Gopher’s football on Saturdays in the fall.