Edward is the CMO/CRO of General Assembly (GA), the world’s largest training school for new economy skills.
[GrowthHackers Team Note: Keep in mind that Edward may or may not be able to answer some questions specific to General Assembly's past given how new he is to to the company. This is a unique opportunity to get a glimpse into how a C-level executive transitions between roles at different companies and how past experiences inform what lies ahead]
Prior to GA, he spent five years leading operations, strategy, and marketing for the Warburg Pincus company, A Place For Mom. While at APFM Edward grew the company 4x and took it from unprofitability to 20% margins. The experience that led him there included McKinsey, Expedia, Procter & Gamble and Wharton Business School.
On the side, he has raced marathons and an Ironman and competed in global comedy competitions including being a finalist at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the Canadian Improv Games. His first book was “The Ultimate Improv Book”. His next book, “Good Enough: Why Good is Better than Excellent” is about how chasing excellence gets in the way of being successful. He has lived in six countries on four continents and has traveled to more than 50.
You can follow him on Twitter: @Ednever
He will be live on Nov 8 starting at 930 AM PT for one and a half hours during which he will answer as many questions as possible.
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