Edgard is a Product Strategy Expert who has mentored early-stage tech startups from the U.S., Africa, Asia, Europe, Spain, and Latin America. He previously served as the Director of the Socialatom Group, a holding company that invests, builds, and supports tech entrepreneurs around the world. Additionally, he worked as the Managing Director of Firstrock Capital where he led international expansion projects for the firm's portfolio. In both of these roles, Edgard was able to gain significant experience in venture capital, public relations, media, and recruiting. He received his M.B.A. in Finance and International Management and his B.A. in Financial Economics from the University of Rochester.