Mr. Lars Leckie serves as Managing Director at Aspenwood Ventures. Prior to his career in venture capital, Mr. Leckie was a co-founder of AutoFarm (now Novariant), a company focused on GPS and robotics. Lars was in charge of strategy, product marketing, business development, and building the sales team across three continents. While Mr. Leckie spends less time programming now, he started his technical career coding and hacking computer games. He is the holder of several US patents. Mr. Leckie has a Masters of Science (Engineering) from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of business. He also holds an Engineering Physics degree from Queen's University (with Honors). Mr. Leckie previously sat on the board of the SIIA (Software Information Industry Association) Piston, and PLUMgrid, and is a founding charter member and previous co-chair of the C100 (Canadians in the Silicon Valley).