Ed Funaro Recently joined Accelance as Chief Revenue Officer
Ed serves as a Strategic Advisor/Board Member for Paradigm Technology, and Acuity SDS.
Prior to joining Accelance Ed worked for Innodata as Vice President, Practice Leader for their Applied AI Practice and was President and Board Member of Tquila Automation a Robotic Process Automation Start-up, growing the company to $21M before being sold, and Managing Partner at Revenue Architects (RA), helping clients achieve their growth goals. Ed brings an exceptionally strong set of credentials, and relationships to Accelance having spent the last 35 years working with global clients to formulate business, information, and technology strategies, implementing large complex business-critical systems across multiple industries with a significant focus on Professional Services, Manufacturing, Financial Services and Consumer package goods clients.
Prior to joining RA, Ed was President of Computer Enterprises Inc (CEI). a $140M boutique Management Consulting firm where he grew sales 38% and Net Income to 15% in less than 2 years. He joined CEI from Accenture where he was a Principal Director (Partner) leading North America’s $1.2B Cloud First Practice, having been acquired as Cloud Sherpa’s (CS) where he served as Chief Revenue Officer growing the firm from a start-up to $175M and selling to Accenture for $410M.
Prior to Accenture Ed was a Managing Principal at Capgemini Consulting’s Manufacturing, Life Sciences (MLS) practice where he helped lead the Go to Market team for North America. Developing and implementing complex, leading edge business solutions for North American clients. A position he has held since 2006.
Prior to joining Capgemini Consulting, Ed was a Partner at both CSC Consulting, and Anderson Consulting (Accenture) working in the Products Industry Practice where he led many client engagements focused on Profit Improvement, Sales and Marketing operations and manufacturing optimization. In addition, he is a specialist in, Customer Relationship Management, and has authored several thought leadership articles on Client Management.
Ed completed his undergraduate work at Connecticut College and performed his graduate studies at MIT’s Sloan School of Management
He currently resides in Guilford CT and Naples FL with Michelle his wife of 40 years and has three adult children.