Leo attended Stanford University for his entire career pursuing higher education.  he earned a BA in Economics , and MA in Digital Media with an HCI concentration, and a PhD in Human Computer Interaction. 
Leo has worked as a User Experience Researcher for the Mozilla Corporation , Human Factors Consultant Researcher at NASA Ames Research Center , Teaching Affiliate at Stanford , Lead User Researcher at Vine , and Senior User Experience Researcher at Google .  In September 2015, Steven joined Waymo , Google's self-driving car research division. There, he is conducting research at the intersection of human computer interaction, psychology, and interface design, with a strong focus on how people experience digital media.