He has Engineering and Masters in Business degrees from the University of Massachusetts. His career includes both law practice and management consulting. He worked as a paralegal in large Boston-based law firms in the early days and since has provided services to small businesses as well as large multi-billion international corporations and research and development companies. He also worked as an Small Business Administration management consultant assisting hundreds of small businesses organizations. In addition to providing counsel regarding corporate matters, given his technical background, Ed's work has included patent, trademark, Internet and cyber security matters.