Leo is a Managing Partner of SBSA Partners. He is an avid believer in the criticality of systems thinking for understanding the many global challenges we face and the necessity of acting locally to improve our world one sustainable solution at a time. He is particularly interested in how businesses can make the right trade-offs to balance short- and long-term needs.
Leo has over 40 years experience in IT and its application to business needs. He has led a number of Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture programs at HP, Compaq, and Digital Equipment. He served as lead architect for HP’s Adaptive Enterprise/Adaptive Infrastructure initiative. For many years he headed up the HP/Compaq/Digital Enterprise/Solution/IT Architect profession, with worldwide responsibility for research and development of services and methodology, professional development and support of architects, and leadership of "lighthouse" (key client) engagements; he continues to train HP’s architects. He was the lead architect and author of Digital’s Network Application Support distributed middleware services book. He also has an extensive background in software engineering, including transaction processing monitors, operating systems, and file management.
Leo holds a BA in Physical Sciences from Harvard University and has done graduate work in computer sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Leo is TOGAF® 9 Certified. He is a member of the Sustainability Commission for the town of Groton, Massachusetts, and a founder and leader of the Groton Local non-profit organization.