Ed French

London, United Kingdom

Ed's Skills
Product Management
Programming
Technical
Business Development
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Management
Marketing
Operations
Sales
Strategy
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group

25-35

About Ed

Edward is an experienced technology architect with a track record of successfully delivering complex solutions. He is experienced across the lifecycle from defining companies’ technology strategies to overseeing development and resolving issues.
Edward’s technical consulting background enables him to effectively bridge the gap between business and technology teams. He enjoys building solutions to solve problems and would relish the opportunity to build and scale the technology at a start-up.

Work Experience

Solution Architect

PA Consulting Group

September 2006 - December 2016

Assignments included: - architecting multiple technical and business change projects for a major UK logistics organisation - defining the IT strategy for London Ambulance Service - managing the Enterprise Architecture team for a UK based airline - supporting the definition of the IT architecture for the Prudential Regulation Authority - helping G4S to innovate the world's largest electronic monitoring contract - developing a telematics trial system using web and mobile technologies

CTO / full stack engineer

Multiple early stage start-ups

January 2017 - Today

Full stack engineering using a variety of technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java, Google Web Toolkit, Google Cloud Datastore, Objectify and Meteor/ Node.js.

Education

Exeter University

BSc Computer Science

2002 - 2005

Certification

TOGAF and Archimate certified

The Open Group