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Creative Visionary | Entrepreneur | Innovator


Leon Shades Ndemo is a creative visionary, entrepreneur, and innovator with a passion for solving everyday problems through design and artistry. 


Leon's journey has been shaped by his diverse experiences and the city's vibrant culture.

From a young age, Leon displayed a keen eye for aesthetics and a natural talent for the arts. This led him to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, honing his skills and laying the foundation for his future endeavors. His artistic abilities have been showcased through his photo-realistic drawings of basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal, which have been acquired by private art collectors, a testament to Leon's exceptional talent.

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As a videographer and photographer, Leon has had the privilege of working with some of Los Angeles' most influential figures. He served as the official photographer for Jackie Lacey, the former Los Angeles County District Attorney, for seven years, capturing the essence of her tenure. During this time, he also photographed renowned LA County attorneys, including Mark Geragos of Geragos & Geragos and Rickey Ivie of Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell and Diggs, further establishing his reputation as a skilled visual storyteller.

In his early twenties, Leon's career took him to new heights as he photographed a home designed by the acclaimed architect Steve Gianetti, showcasing his ability to capture the beauty and intricacy of architectural design. He also worked as a videographer for Jon Fitzgerald, the former AFl film festival director and founder of the Slamdance Film Festival, gaining valuable experience in the world of cinema.


Throughout his career, Leon has been exposed to the world of luxury and refined tastes, which has greatly influenced his approach to problem-solving and innovation. He is driven by a desire to create products that seamlessly blend form and function, enhancing the lives of those who use them.

Leon's entrepreneurial spirit and creative vision have been the driving forces behind his success. With the unwavering support of his wife, Holly, and daughter, Kalyx, he continues to push boundaries and explore new avenues for innovation. His journey is a testament to the power of creativity, perseverance, and the ability to find inspiration in the world around us.

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