Leo is an entrepreneur and technology leader who comes from 20 years of experience. Through the course of his career, Leo has co-founded three technology start-ups, two of which were acquired by publicly traded companies. He now heads up the technology team at WealthEngine where he focuses on big data systems and massively scalable real-time stream processing and analytics.
Through founding these ventures and working with several of large public companies, Leo has spent his career building technologies that harness massive amounts of data. He has specialized in enabling businesses and consumers to interact with data through Internet and mobile technologies.
Leo has worked on a diverse array of technologies and development efforts including TV Everywhere, enterprise financial portfolio management systems, US Postal Service logistics platforms, telecommunication bill presentment, and satellite guidance and telemetry processing efforts.
Prior to co-founding BrightContext which later got acquired by WealthEngine, Leo served as VP of interactive technology at Scripps Networks. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and holds an MS in Computer Science from The George Washington University.
Leo has a concern for animal rights, his favorite charity is the Arlington Animal Welfare League. He is also a staunch believer in mentorship and the power of entrepreneurship as he would be keen to talk to young entrepreneurs about what to expect when building a business and the life of start-up.
Leo is an ardent music enthusiast who listens to everything from dubstep to Gypsy Kings, depending on his mood. His passion for innovation also traverses into his spare time as he recently read The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingos.