M.W.E.

Senior Business & Technology Leader

Turnaround Architect, Business Builder, Technology Innovator, Value Creator

About Me

With more than 30 years of business and technology leadership experience, Michael Edelson is a transformational catalyst for organizations seeking to grow and evolve in competitive markets. As both an experienced entrepreneur and C-level executive, his unique background enables him to put the strategies in place to quickly build shareholder value.

Michael’s career began at the age of 17 when he spotted a market opportunity and founded one of Los Angeles’s first telephone interconnect companies while still in high school. This ability—to spot a need in the market and quickly pull together the resources to meet it—would follow him throughout his career as he formed multiple companies that developed pioneering technology innovations.



Experience

  • Managing Partner

    EDELSON ENTERPRISES, LLC

    2013 to Present

    Retained by Romanian investor to build new company from the ground up that delivered profitable growth in the first 3 months of operation. Built SMS platform for the industry-leading psychic and astrology network.

  • Chief Technology Officer

    ACINET

    2011 - 2013

    Delivered 100% profit growth while upgrading technology infrastructure.

  • Chief Executive Officer

    NETWORK TELEPHONE SERVICES, INC.

    2009 - 2011

    Aligned the organization around the vision of the Chairman and Board of Directors. Championed sophisticated technology solutions.

  • Chief Technology Officer

    JETTIS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

    2007 to 2009

    Rescued a troubled merger as CCG struggled to integrate Jettis, a recently acquired competitor. Played key role in reducing risk, increasing customer satisfaction, and ensuring ecommerce sites were in full compliance.

  • Chief Technology Officer

    NETWORK TELEPHONE SERVICES, INC.

    1997 - 2004

    Led upgrade of existing technology for $100 million per year operation.

  • President and Chief Technology Officer

    ELECTRONIC AUTHORIZATION SYSTEMS, INC.

    1995 to 1997

    Deployed technology that enabled customer to become one of the first web-based processors of credit card transactions.

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