Ed is CMO at Chief Outsiders, a strategic marketing/management consulting firm that accelerates growth for businesses across 60+ vertical markets nationwide and has been listed 5 consecutive years on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies. He is on the Board of Advisors for SXSW, SXSWedu and MobileTech, EdTech and SaaS startups. Ed is a member of the Central Texas Angel Network: the most active angel network in the US.
Ed has 20+ yrs. of high-tech executive expertise in product development, marketing, sales and operations from the Fortune 500 to new ventures. Highlights: Chief Innovation Officer for Momentus Software (acquired by Softvision); VP of Solutions Marketing for SUN (acquired by Oracle); President of Parrot, a French innovator of drones and smartphone accessories (IPO) and the Global Marketing Director at Motorola for the first generation RAZR platform. Ed holds a BSEE (MIT) and an MBA (UT Austin). He co-authored Samsung 3.0: Talent, Technology & Timing (translated in Mandarin & Thai) and often speaks at conferences (SXSW, CES, etc.) worldwide. Expertise: Digital Transformation, Strategic Growth, Go-to-Market strategies, CX, and UX in SaaS and Mobiletech.