Jed Taylor is a Member of the Board of Directors of The HDF Group. He is also Director of Operations at the Technology Entrepreneur Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
In addition to his work at TEC he also works with startup companies as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Enterprise Works in the Research Park. Before joining TEC, Jed was the first employee and the Director of Sales at Pattern Insight — a startup out of the Computer Science Department. Pattern recently had its technology and staff acquired by VMware in California. The company received VC funding by Venture Investors, an NSF Phase II SBIR award, and made successful product sales to Cisco, Intel, Juniper Networks, Qualcomm, Telllabs, and NetApp. Jed was instrumental in the company’s business development. Jed previously worked as a Project Manager at Honeywell Aircraft Landing Systems.Jed has a B.S. in Computer Science from Utah State University, an M.S. in Computer Science and an MBA from the University of Illinois where he was a Siebel Scholar.