Edward Reade co-founded Versiant in 2008 and is responsible for designing and implementing Versiant’s long-term technology vision, as well as driving innovation across the company. In this role, he is accountable for the company’s strategy, formulation, development and implementation of technology services and applications. He and his team focus on research and development and strategy, turning emerging technologies into products and approaches that can help Versiant’s customers.

He has held a number of roles within Versiant, and became COO in 2017. Edward earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Western Carolina University. Prior to starting Versiant, Edward managed software development for APM Terminals, designing and implementing innovative technology solutions globally.