Leo Caldwell

Senior Consultant

Alma Mater
Ball State University

What He’s Passionate About

Leo is passionate about advocating for the LGBTQ community with a special focus on the transgender population. He believes in the power to create change through digital tools. He is interested in creating empathy through training and digital platforms for those who are underserved and underrepresented.

His Professional Experience

After focusing on design thinking during college, Leo spent six years in the newspaper industry, eventually co-managing a newsroom in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He has a master’s degree in digital storytelling. In all his roles, from newspaper editor to project manager, he uses design thinking to organize information to create comprehensive and empathic user experiences.

How He’ll Surprise You

Leo has had brushes with fame before – he used to be a drag king, and he’s appeared on national television! Today, he sees his potential fully realized when connecting with trans youth through his writing on his personal blog and in the Philadelphia Gay News. Leo is a content machine.

He’s Not All Business

Leo loves listening to murder mystery podcasts, taking walks with his dog, and spending weekends with his wife. He is a budding performance artist as well. You might catch one of his shows in NYC!