With a distinguished career in venture capital and specialty finance, Ed has built a highly successful group of diversified finance companies. Ed began his career at Network Equipment Technologies before founding networking company Ring Access, which was sold to Advanced Computer Communications. Ed then went on to become CEO of Basys Automation System based in Langley, London owned by Digital Equipment Corporation. Ed sold Basys to Avid Technologies in Tewksbury Massachusetts where he became the president of the high-bandwith media division.
In 1995, Ed joined with his partners to form Exigent Investments and subsequently Formative Capital, Exigent Leasing, and Exigent Ventures which he currently oversees as General Partner
Ed serves on several company boards including RevJet, First National Capital, Catalyst Resources, Luminous Networks and First Equity.