With over twenty years of experience leading design, development and marketing of S&OP and supply chain solutions, Ed launched Valizant to help companies realize greater value from their supply chain planning initiatives through a holistic and agile approach. Prior to Valizant, Ed was VP of Product Marketing with Steelwedge Software and responsible for product positioning and go to market strategy. He was also VP of Solutions Consulting at Steelwedge and led global pre-sales including discovery, needs assessment, and solution design. Prior to Steelwedge, Ed was CEO and President of Amitive, Inc. (acquired by OpenText) which he founded in 2004 and under his direction grew to a global cloud based supply chain planning provider. Prior to launching Amitive, Ed designed and implemented global SCM solutions for numerous companies, including Mitsui & Co., as a consultant and practitioner. Ed holds a Juris Doctorate from Western State University, College of Law.