Ed Colligan

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Edward "Ed" Colligan (born March 4, 1961) is a former president and CEO of Palm, Inc. which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2010.[1] Colligan now is a small business investor, serves on a number of boards, and advises start-up companies.[2]

Colligan was president and COO of Handspring prior to the Palm/Handspring merger in 2003. Before Handspring, he led the marketing campaign at Palm, Inc. that launched the Palm family of PDAs and smartphones.[3] Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of strategic and product marketing for Radius Corporation.[4] He graduated in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Oregon.[5]


  1. ^ Vance, Ashlee; Wortham, Jenna (2010-04-28). "H.P. to Pay $1.2 Billion for Palm". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  2. ^ LA Times: June 11, 2009
  3. ^ Bloomberg Business: Ed Colligan
  4. ^ "ITLG: Ed Colligan". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-26.
  5. ^ "Grab Gag, University of Oregon". Retrieved 2020-12-21. [4]]