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Ed Crowley

Virtulytix, Inc.

With more than 30 years of marketing and management experience, Ed Crowley is a successful Entrepreneur and alumni of corporate America with tenures at major firms including Lexmark and Texas Instruments. Most recently, Mr. Crowley founded Virtulytix Inc., a leader in the field of Predictive Analytics. Virtulytix provides applied analytics solutions to optimize Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) assets by deploying prescriptive service, predictive logistics and inventory optimization, and manufacturing quality. Virtulytix is an IBM Watson IoT Advanced Analytics development partner and has patented a unique solution for true just-in-time supplies/inventory replenishment named SuppliesIQ. He is a thought leader in servitization, product development, strategic marketing and predictive analytics.

Crowley holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Missouri (Agricultural Economics Major, Computer Science Minor) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in business at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. He is also Certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP).

Mr. Crowley speaks globally on topics related to servitization and advanced analytics, with over 50 speaking engagements in 20 countries to date. He has also written numerous articles for industry publications and has been published in two academic journals. He has been named as one of the 40 most influential individuals in the imaging industry twice by Imaging Week Magazine, and also as a Difference Maker by ENX magazine.

In his spare time, Mr. Crowley raises registered sheep, cattle, and dairy goat breeding stock on his farm in Versailles Kentucky called Kentucky Meadows.