About Us

Leo Cheung

Founded in 2002, Genuine Technology is a consulting service specialized in building full-function software prototypes and technology advisory for small businesses and early-stage startups.

As the principal at Genuine, Leo has over 20 years of software engineering experience, 15 years as a hands-on CTO/technology founder of startup companies in industries including Clean Tech, Energy, Real Estate and Heath & Fitness.

Throughout his recent career endeavor, Leo has played both management as well as individual-contributor roles in building scalable software products on platforms including Java, Scala, Akka, Node.js, Python and PHP, using data storage/processing systems such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, HBase and Storm. Products range from Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems, High-concurrency Web applications, to Big Data warehousing and streaming systems.

Below are a few companies/startups Leo has been with:

  • CTO & Co-founder, DwellAware (Real Estate; Series-A)
  • VP Engineering & Co-founder, EcoFactor (Clean Tech/Energy; Venture Series-B)
  • CTO & Co-founder, Asimba (Health & Fitness; Venture Series-C)

Leo graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University and holds a Master's degree in Mathematics from Virginia Tech.