Dashella Taylor - Lean in Canada

Employed at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. for 24 years, Dashella Taylor is the Optical Business Unit Director of Product Line Management / Product Planning with job responsibilities that include managing and planning optical and Ethernet network products portfolio, which are sold to major telecommunications carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, Telus, to name a few.

Higher education began at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In addition, she holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Marketing Management from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. Her inspirations for career direction came from family and her love for mathematics and science, which began at a young age. Her mother also played a major role in inspiring her, as she was a high school mathematics teacher. As an undergraduate, Dashella was exposed to engineering as a career while interning for various companies, including General Motors, Exxon Mobile and Alcatel.

In her current role as Director of Product Line Management / Product Planning, the ability to provide both tactical and strategic guidance to internal and external customers, along with the ability to prioritize and negotiate product features, communicate with cross-functional organizations, continually maintain attention to detail, organize assets and be diligent in working for customers’ success.

Dashella is married to Troy, who is also in Telecommunications and they have three children.

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