Executive Chairman and Board Member, LeadingResponse
Experience: Ed’s career spans over 27 years of experience and executive leadership in the Direct Marketing, Information Technology and Database Services industry providing sales and marketing solutions to businesses. He has been a tremendous asset to Huron with its investment in LeadingResponse.
Ed entered the industry in 1984 as a Partner and President of Compilers Plus, a leading direct marketing firm in New York. In 1990, Infogroup (then, Infousa) acquired Compilers Plus; Ed served as a corporate officer, Executive VP and Group President for Infogroup for 20 years. During Ed’s tenure at Infogroup, it grew from a $30 million boutique business to an $800 million public company. Ed managed 7 Infogroup Divisions, was involved in over 15 acquisitions, and was responsible for over $200 million in annual revenue. Ed also led Infogroup’s transition into the digital space, building Infogroup Interactive into a $100 million online division.
Education: Undergraduate degree from the University of Bridgeport; graduate degree from New York University.
Huron Board Affiliations: Ed serves as a Director and Executive Chairman of LeadingResponse.