Reducing Digital Friction
Mr. Donald Leka is the Founder of TransMedia, creator of the industry leading and award winning cloud-computing platform, the Glide OS. Mr. Leka provides the vision and direction for the development of the Glide OS. The current HTML5 version, Glide OS 4.0, was presented by Mr. Leka at the Harvard University Cyberposium 16 Technology Conference on November 13, 2010. Mr. Leka launched Glide OS 3.0 on May 29, 2008 at The Wall Street Journal's "All Things Digital Conference," hosted by Walter S. Mossberg. Mr. Leka is also the Founder of Glide Health and Glide Education Corporations that are affiliated with TransMedia. Mr. Leka is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist.
Mr. Leka holds a Masters in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations, both from The American University in Washington D.C. Mr. Leka is also a composer, arranger, and producer of classical and popular music.
Mr. Leka and his work have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, The New York Times, USATODAY, The Mercury News, All Things Digital, CNET, PC Magazine, PC Today, PC World, LAPTOP Magazine, Macworld, eWEEK, Information Today, InformationWeek, The Deal, Crain's, Mashable, GigaOM, TechCrunch and on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, G4 Network's Attack Of The Show, The Voice Of America and other media outlets.
Mr. Leka has been a featured speaker and presenter at Harvard Business School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), TechCrunch50, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the All Things Digital Conference (AllThingsD), New York York University (NYU), Boston University (BU) and The American University (AU).