Reed has successfully sparked an array of entrepreneurial ventures. He was recently founding Director of Microsoft Startup Labs. Before that, he was Chief Technology Officer of EONS, Inc., Managing Director and Vice President of Technology for Idealab, which founded several companies including Picasa and Compete, and co-founder of Radnet and RadioAMP.
He began his career as architect and designer of Freelance Graphics, the best selling presentation package acquired by Lotus Development in 1986. Reed was an innovative force at Lotus where he served as a key member of the senior technical staff and launched many products including InterNotes, Lotus’ first web product.
Reed is an MIT dropout and holds one patent that should probably never have been granted.