Leslie Tita is the Cofounder of I/O Spaces, an award winning innovation work space for Startups located in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. I/O Spaces was named one of the top Innovation pace in the DC region by Biz Journal two years in a row. I/O SPACES has been home to over 150 startups. With notable names such as Kweli.tv, Reciprocare,Life Asset.
I/O Spaces’s appeared on Season 2 premiere of Kamau Bell Show United Shades of America on CNN,
Forbes Afrique, Blavity, CCTV Africa, Buzzfeed, Technically DC, Huffington Post.
Leslie is a recipient of the 50 people on Fire in DC by American Inno.
He has received recognition from Montgomery County County Executive Isiah Leggett and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's and he has been a speaker at MIT, Georgetown University, The World Bank and with the Brookings Institute at the US Senate.