Leonid is part of the founding team at Velostrata and drives all aspects of software and systems architecture at the company. He brings more than 15 years of deep software architecture and engineering expertise to the company. Leonid was most recently at VMware where he led server-side development for VMware’s desktop virtualization product, Mirage. Leonid joined VMware through the Wanova acquisition where he drove product architecture and server-side development. Prior to Wanova, Leonid led the CIFS acceleration module for Cisco’s Wide-Area Application Services (WAAS) product, which was part of the Cisco Application Delivery Business Unit. He joined Cisco in 2004 through the Actona acquisition. Leonid began his career in software engineering at Motorola as a critical part of the team that developed Motorola’s PC-based mobile workstation. Leonid holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology and an MBA from Haifa University.