Lido was a co-founder of Access Matrix, a portable computer start up. He has over thirty-five years in senior management positions and has an extensive background in operations, product development, quality and reliability assurance. He was the owner and managing partner of a small business consulting firm. During his career he developed special skills in the evaluation of engineering and manufacturing organizations and thereby streamlining product development with emphasis on the timely launch of new products. His skills in market research and entrepreneurial planning allows him to draft the appropriate road maps for starting a new business. He has more than 17 years of service as a SCORE counselor and mentor.