Ed Colligan

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Edward "Ed" Colligan (born March 4, 1961) is a former president and CEO of the now defunct Palm, Inc. Colligan now is a small business investor, serves on a number of boards, and advises start-up companies.[1]

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.[2] Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of strategic and product marketing for Radius Corporation.[3]

He graduated in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Oregon.[4]