ORG United Devices, Inc. Title BIO Ed Hubbard is CEO-Co-founder of United Devices, Inc. (http://www.ud.com), where he brings over a decade of industry experience to the job in a variety of roles ranging from engineering to marketing at Dell, Intel and Microsoft. In his role as the Group Manager for Software and Applications in Dell Labs, his group comprehended, evaluated and recommended new software solutions for Dell platforms. Prior to this position he held the Senior Product Planning role in Dell's Web Products Group where he was responsible for all aspects of the product planning and launch of Dell's WebPCTM. Prior to joining Dell, Hubbard held various marketing and management positions at Intel. He worked on products and technologies, including PC-based video, servers, and, in his last position with the company, in the workstation products group as a financial markets manager. During his tenure, he was responsible for all phases of product and technology lifecycle management, speaking engagements, various contract negotiations, marketing programs, external relationship management, product planning and strategy development. Before joining Intel, Hubbard was a Systems Engineer with Microsoft Corporation in its Windows NT PSS group. Ed shipped code in both the Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Resource Kit and the Windows NT 3.1 Resource Kit. Hubbard co-authored an article and wrote specialized software that was published in the 'International Journal of Operations and Production Management', which deals with multimedia interfaces for optimization models. In addition, he has spoken at industry conferences, including the Intel Developer Forum (IDF '00), Inter-Media ('96) and PC Expo ('96). Hubbard is a certified automotive mechanic, holds degrees in Computer Engineering and Information Systems, and earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.