Ed Downs

Ed has more than 20 years experience in trading and software development. Ed received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to founding Nirvana, Ed worked on design automation software for Tektronix. In addition to inventing the original concepts for OmniTrader and VisualTrader, Ed has published several books and trading seminars, including The 7 Chart Patterns that Consistently Make Money. Ed currently serves as President and CEO of Nirvana Systems, Inc.