Edward Williams

Ed is the Henry Gardineer Symonds Professor of Management and Director of Entrepreneurship in the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of several companies including two that are publicly-held: Service Corporation International (NYSE), a Fortune 500 corporation, and EQUSS II Inc. (NYSE). At Rice, he teaches classes on entrepreneurship, venture creation, venture capital investing, business valuations, leveraged buyouts, and acquisitions. He has also started, bought, and/or sold several hundred companies.Williams received