Meet Edward K. "Ed" Moran
Director, Deloitte Services LP
Edward K. "Ed" Moran is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications ( TMT) subject matter specialist and advises TMT companies in the areas of strategic planning, product innovation, competitive positioning and digital Convergence.
Ed works closely with Deloitte Research in developing publications and podcasts for the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors. He leads Deloitte’s State of the Media Democracy Survey, which provides up-to-date research on different demographics’ use and consumption of technology, media, social networking, advertising, content creation tools and interactive gaming.
Ed has served for a number of years as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Selection Advisory Committee, has conducted workshops at the annual meeting in Davos, and was a member of the National Academies’ National Nanotech Initiative (NNI) Review Committee, which was chartered by Congress to evaluate the National Nanotechnology Initiative program. Ed writes, speaks and lectures both in the United States and internationally on the topics of digital Convergence, Community, Gen X/Y marketing principles, changing TMT business models, technology commercialization, technology trends, product innovation, business strategy, intellectual property and piracy, nanotechnology, technology transfer and the financing of technology companies. Ed is frequently quoted in the media, and has appeared in such mainstream and trade publications, television and radio shows as Advertising Age, B2B, BusinessWeek, Chemical and Engineering News, CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” CNNfn, Computer Power User, Entrepreneur, Forbes.com, Informationweek, Nanotech Planet, NBC’s Nightly News, the New York Law Journal, The New York Times, PharmaVoice, PRNews, SmallTimes and Wired.
Prior to joining Deloitte Services, Ed was managing partner of a Manhattan law firm, where he served a number of technology and entertainment clients. Ed also was a managing director of a Manhattan investment and advisory company specializing in technology and media investments. Ed holds a law degree from New York Law School (where he was editor-in-chief of the Journal of International and Comparative Law), and earned a master in business administration degree in information systems and in management from New York University (where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, and where he has taught corporate finance as an adjunct faculty member).