Ed has over 40 years of experience in business management and business operations. Ed started his career with a focus on technology and management, and shortly after started his own business implementing ERP solutions and business management systems. During this time, his business focused primarily in the manufacturing and distribution environment, deploying and maintaining complete IT systems to manage operations. During his 28 years as CEO and owner of iTech Systems, EPA (formerly The Allen Group), Ed worked with a variety of small-and-medium-sized businesses, growing his own operation to 30-plus people. This background provides a wealth of knowledge for analyzing client operations and designing IT business solutions.
Ed’s technical background includes extensive experience in the RF / Wi Fi data acquisition and barcode data collection environment. He has taken a leadership role in the design and development of numerous front-end data collection systems with upline interfacing into many WAS and ERP systems and databases.
In his current role as Project Manager / Consultant at Open Source Integrators (OSI), Ed is particularly strong in customer relations and communications, working to facilitate and streamline the work relationship and communication channels between OSI technical team members and clients. He draws on his vast experience in analyzing, designing, developing and implementing IT projects in assisting OSI in designing and developing the solutions that business and technology leaders are seeking to enhance business operations. His years of experience in business operations analysis is an asset to OSI and her existing client base.