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Edward Horowitz Former FirstNet Chairman

Ed Horowitz is a veteran of the media, telecommunications and financial services industries with decades of experience leading start-ups, multinational media conglomerates, nonprofits and governmental organizations.

Ed is Chairman of EdsLink LLC, a New York City-based venture firm focused on financial services, technology, media and telecommunications. He launched his career at TelePrompTer, and has since held senior management and executive roles at Time Warner (now Warner Bros. Discovery), Viacom (now ViacomCBS), Citigroup and SES Americom.

In 2015, Ed was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet.gov) and served as Chairman of the Board, completing his board term October 2021. He also is on the Board of Directors of Qumu (Nasdaq) (provider of enterprise live and on demand video), and a Board Commissioner to LinkNet Tbk PT (LINK:IJ) (largest fixed broadband and cable TV operator in Indonesia).

Ed is a Trustee of the New York Hall of Science. He has been inducted into the Space and Satellite Hall of Fame; and awarded many prestigious industry awards for innovation and technology.

Ed earned his M.B.A from Columbia University and a B.S. in Physics at City College of New York.

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