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  • Donald Leka is the architect of the company's business model and provides the vision and direction for the company’s product development. Donald Leka's vision to create TransMedia is a product of his background in media technology and his executive management experience. Prior to launching TransMedia, Mr. Leka served as Senior Director of New Media for RxRemedy, a traditional/new media producer and distributor of consumer health-related media content. At RxRemedy, Mr. Leka conceived the business model and developed the business plan and PL for the streaming media and cable television program, HealthSCOUT iTV propelling it through HeathSCOUT's distribution network of over 3,000 affiliates. Mr. Leka established strategic partnerships with industry leaders including Apple Computer and Microsoft and throughout the HealthSCOUT Syndicated Network of over 3,000 sites (e.g. Yahoo, USA Today, NBCi, iWon, Juno, ATT, Prodigy). Previously, Mr. Leka was a co-founder and Executive Director of The Fultz Foundation in Washington, DC where he was instrumental in securing funding from the George Soros Foundation and USAID among others. Mr. Leka developed and directed various international projects focused on business development and management training including telecommunications and the internet. 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. Throughout his career, Mr. Leka has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Business 2.0 and on CNN Financial News, CTV and other media outlets.
  • Donald Leka is an entrepreneur in the information technology industry and pioneer in the cloud computing space. Mr. Leka is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of TransMedia Corporation, the creator of the award winning cloud computing platform Glide OS and its successor, Jumptuit. Mr. Leka is also co-author of Cloud Computing: The Glide OS Story, Solving The Cross Platform Puzzle. Mr. Leka launched Glide OS in 2005, well before cloud computing became a popularized term. Jeffrey S. Young, one of the founding editors of Macworld magazine and co-author of the bestseller iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business, described Glide as "one of the first 'Internet' operating systems, a browser based working and computing environment" that "demonstrates the first new competition for Apple and Microsoft since Digital Research’s GEM." Mr. Leka has cited the importance of cross-device, cross-platform compatibility and system integration in cloud computing design. "Walter S. Mossberg, The Wall Street Journal’s principal technology columnist said of Glide OS at the All Things Digital Conference that, Glide is like 'world peace' between devices and platforms.” Wikipedia

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