Leon Ho has a decade of experience in technology and the Internet around the global. As manager of Software Engineering at Red Hat, Inc., Leon led an international team of software engineers (Team of Australia, China, India and Japan) to add international support – including 22 languages – to Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux. In 2005, he founded lifehack.org, a blog committed to sharing what Leon had learned about productivity and personal development as the manager of a team of professionals spanning several continents. It was one of the top 50 blogs in the world in 2007.
In 2007, Leon left Red Hat to build Steply, a photo app network, along with several iPhone photography apps like Labelbox, Fusioncam and Actioncam. Leon’s commitment to increasing individual happiness by leveraging the power of the mobile has won him the #4 spot in BusinessWeek’s Top 24 Young Asian Entrepreneurs. Influenced by both Western and Asian culture, Leon has great deals of product design, development and marketing experience and holds a Computer Science degree from Queensland University of Technology in Australia.