Ed Solomon has over 25 years of experience in advanced engineering, senior management, and financing of small companies. From 1993 to 2004, he was Vice President, Advanced Technology for NexRay, where he defined the system architecture for the company’s innovative fluoroscopy imaging system and developed a large intellectual property portfolio of U.S. and international patents. Ed promoted the company’s technology at numerous scientific meetings and corporate partnering discussions, and played a central role in raising the company’s $80 million of venture funding. He recruited the company’s scientific advisory board of luminary interventional cardiologists and imaging physicists and developed a core group of enthusiastic early adopters for the company’s products.
Prior to NexRay, Ed was Vice President of Engineering at Resumix, a developer and distributor of sophisticated resume processing systems to Fortune 500 companies. From 1986 to 1992, he was a General Partner at Dillon Read Venture Capital, specializing in technology investments in medical devices, information systems, and semiconductors. Previously, he was a Senior Engineer and Project Manager at Oximetrix, a manufacturer of patient-monitoring equipment and drug-delivery systems.
Ed holds 23 patents on a variety of medical devices and has authored numerous technical publications. He holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and an MS in Management from the Stanford Business School.