Ed focuses on technology investments at ATV. Previously he was Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Epigram, Inc., an ATV portfolio company, which was acquired by Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) in 1999. At Broadcom he was Vice President of research and development and an elected corporate officer. Among other accomplishments, he was responsible for establishing Broadcom as the world’s leading WiFi semiconductor vendor. Prior to Broadcom Ed was co-founder and vice president of research and development at NetPower, Inc. As a Sun Microsystems’s Distinguished Engineer, Ed co-founded and served as director of engineering for the "Green Project," which originated and developed what became Java. Ed also worked as manager of advanced development at Austek Pty. Ltd., and as a technical consultant for Sutherland, Sproull and Associates. He is a member of the IEEE, a Hertz Foundation Fellow, and is a named inventor on more than 40 US patents. He serves on the board of directors of Onstor Inc, and Wavesat, Inc.
Ed holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University where he now serves as a life trustee and is a member of the trustee’s executive committee. He holds a M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.