Also see the bios of our technical team.

Mark Lentczner - CEO & Chief Architect

Mark Lentczner graduated from Harvard University in '84. He then did the "Valley Tour", working at Apple Computer, Opcode Systems, and the ill-fated GO Corporation. He engineering work includes implementation of a Smalltalk system, developing application frameworks, and object-oriented system design. He has also been a technical manager, leading a sound research group, and two software R & D groups.

In March of '92, Mark co-founded Glyphic Technology with Bruce Schwartz. As president of Glyphic, he focuses on language design & implementation, general software system design issues, and making sure there is paper in the laser printer.

Mark also has a personal web page and can be reached via e-mail at

Leslie Smith - Chief Operating Officer

Leslie Smith began her management career with Johnson & Johnson Cardiovascular spending 12 years in Quality Control and Quality Engineering for medical devices. She specialized in product transfers, new device development and project engineering for cardiovascular intervention. Leslie returned to college to obtain a BS degree in Physics in 1996 from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. While in college, she continued to work as a consultant for local medical engineering startup companies. Returning to California in 1998, Leslie joined Perforce Software (software configuration management) where she became Manager of Technical Support then Director of Engineering.

As Chief Operating Officer, Leslie is responsible for the day to day running of Glyphic Technology as well as planning for its growth and making sure there are cookies for the afternoon snack.

Leslie can be reached at

Fred Malouf - Technical Leader

Fred Malouf has 15 years of software development, with a primary concentration in multimedia and audio. His educational background is in music, culminating in a Doctor of Arts Degree from Ball State University. It was at Ball State that he began his computer programming through taking coursework equivalent to a Bachelors degree and developing custom applications for the Electronic Music Studio. Fred was awarded a Rockefeller grant to be composer-in-residence at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Stanford University in 1984. Since then he has worked for Sequential Circuits (music synthesizers), Apple Computer, Kaleida Labs, Vicarious, Inc. (educational CD-ROMs), Seer Systems (software synthesizer), Qusic ( web-based music service), OneDemocracy (political portal), and contracted with several other companies. His focus over the past 12 years has been in object oriented design and development, including the building of multimedia libraries.

Fred can be reached at


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