Director of Technology

An experienced software architect/engineering manager/developer with a track record of delivering applications on time and on budget, Ed has been an active participant in the evolution of the software industry over the past 30 years. He embraced the shift from proprietary business systems to designing and engineering web-based solutions for businesses. Ed was an early proponent of Open Systems and Service Oriented Architecture. Ed has managed mixed teams of all sizes in a variety of industries, and has nurtured many Clients through difficult integrations and installations. Ed is an avid proponent of Agile development methodology – where rapid iteration keeps the Client and the developer in sync. Most recently Ed headed development on mobile apps for publishing and e-commerce for both the iPhone and ‘Droid. He has also provided architecture, design specifications, and development management of large offshore project for a college admissions platform. Ed designed and built some of the largest e-commerce platforms in the publishing industry.

  • New York University –
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Led a team of twenty engineers in the development and deployment of an ASP based e-commerce classified advertising system used by over 100 U.S. newspapers
  • Staffed and managed web-based applications engineering teams
  • Extensive background in development of CRM and e-commerce systems
  • Architected and built data-driven location-based iPhone service for Yellowstone National Park and Canadian National Parks Service
  • Directed multiple systems integration projects for large newspaper chains