Ed is CMO at Chief Outsiders, a strategic marketing/management consulting firm that accelerates growth for businesses (5 years on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies). He is on the Board of Advisors for SXSW, SXSWedu and SaaS, MobileTech and EdTech startups. Ed is a member of the Central Texas Angel Network: the most active angel network in the US.

Ed enables B2B and B2C Fortune 500 companies, SMBs and startups to create a sustainable competitive advantage by accelerating innovation, reducing time-to-market, decreasing costs and optimizing CX and UX in launching new products and services. He leverages field-proven digital transformation strategies that help companies align with the CEO's vision, clarify purpose, and accelerate profitable growth. Ed holds a BSEE (MIT) and an MBA (UT Austin). He co-authored Samsung 3.0: Talent, Technology & Timing 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.