Wm Leler is the director of Open Tech Space. He has started a number of technology companies, written two books on computer graphics and computer languages, delivered talks at numerous conferences, and taught courses on parallel computing, computer graphics, and advanced programming. He holds a PhD in Computer Science, as well as degrees in Fine Arts and Electrical Engineering. He spends a lot of his time helping start-up companies succeed. In his spare time he runs a political blog, travels, takes photographs, and plays music.