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Leo Lara

Leo Lara is the Executive Geek and the co-founder of Uniplaces – an online portal company for student accommodations. He transforms great ideas into robust and scalable products! Leo has 16 years of experience building stuff which enables him to work effectively with engineers, designers and marketing to build amazing products.

He has won several awards, among them, Creative Business World Cup Audience Award 2012, Winner Portugal Creative Business contest and Startup Chile 2012. Leo’s engineering philosophy is “always try to tackle problems using the right tools”, even though that may require making an effort to learn new skills. Meet Leo at Explorers Toolbox and learn about how to use NoSQL Database and Scale language on startups in order to make them more scalable and reliable.

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