Leslie has over 34 years of experience in software development and over 26 years in software management. His achievements are far-reaching, and include such notable work as designing, managing and/or implementing:
- A robot that maintains a map of all web pages on the Internet
- Software that mines topic-dependent social community structure from billions of sites on the Internet
- A comprehensive programming environment for software development and maintenance
In the past, Leslie set direction for, and managed the activities of more than 50 development and documentation personnel for the Software Technology Division of I.P. Sharp Associates.
Leslie holds a Master of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, with majors in computer software and computer security. He has also authored or co-authored more than half a dozen papers presented at international conferences and is an active member of the ACM and the IEEE.