Edward A. Ipser, Jr., PhD

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Edward A. Ipser, Jr., PhD is currently cofounder and CEO Coactify.

Dr. Ipser is also the founder and former President of the Silicon Valley Association of Software Entrepreneurs (history), a San Francisco bay area organization dedicated to catalyzing the launch of successful software businesses and author of Entrepreneurial Software Engineering: A Practical Guide to Developing and Marketing Computer Software.

Dr. Ipser received his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Southern California under the direction of Professors David S. Wile and Dean Jacobs. His thesis, Toward a Multi-Formalism Specification Environment, examined the design and use of multiple domain-specific languages to define software models and to implement applications.

Dr. Ipser lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and three children.

Work Experience

Coactify

January 2007 to present. Cofounder and CEO.

IpserLab

September 2002 to January 2007. President.

CivilShield

September 2001 to September 2002. President and CEO.

MarketFusion

March 1998 to September 2001. Founder and President.

Deploy Solutions, Inc.

November 1996 to March 1998. Technical Founder.

Decisive Technology Corporation

March 1996 to November 1996. Principal Engineer.

Financial Proformas, Inc.

March 1995 to March 1996. Senior Programmer.

Ipser Consulting Company

June 1993 to March 1995. Consultant.

Xorian Technologies

August 1990 to June 1993. Project Director, Co-founder.

University of Southern California / Information Sciences Institute

January 1985 to August 1990. Research Assistant.

Independent Consulting

June 1981 to January 1985. Programmer.

Education

Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Science

University of Southern California
August 1990

Thesis: Toward a Multi-Formalism Specification Environment
Advisors: David S. Wile, PhD and Dean Jacobs, PhD

Master of Science Degree in Computer Science

University of Southern California
August 1986

Bachelor of Science Degree in Math and Psychology

Texas Christian University
August 1984

Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics

Texas Christian University
August 1984

High School

Subiaco Academy
May 1980

Publications

Entrepreneurial Software Engineering: A Practical Guide to Developing and Marketing Computer Software

Organizations

Founder and former President, Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs

Founder and President, Jefferson Club