Ed Clunn

CTO, Founder

Ed Clunn has accumulated 40 years of Technology experience with a focus on Computers and Telecommunications. He has been responsible for the programming and design of several innovative Computer Telephony solutions. He has also been involved in the design and implementation of a variety of telephony products including the first Internet triggered Call back system. He has written software for, implemented, and deployed many Centrex based call control platforms, used primarily by the Flat rate, long distance companies throughout North America.  He has also been responsible for the design and implementation of several Voice over IP systems spanning the Pacific rim. 

Mr. Clunn has accumulated a great deal of experience in the design and operation of the Billing systems associated with operating a long-distance service and has written software that continues to provide these services today.  He has spearheaded the design and implementation of point to point, ATM, Internet and VPN type networks for both voice and data traffic.  He has spent time in both the Research and Development and the practical side of the telecommunications industry. He has been directly involved in the streaming system design and integration process.  He has negotiated important agreements with vendors, customers and strategic partners. He has designed and implemented a variety of streaming solutions beginning with the stream of Euro news in the late 1990’s.

During his career he has built, managed, done assessments on many data centre facilities around the globe, this list is extensive.  The first major data centre was the Starcom Colo at 555 Hastings during the early 1990’s, this continued to the setup of servers in a Central Office telco space for Rus Telecom in Moscow and the build out of space in Fall Church, Virginia.  A colocation space was installed on behalf of a Taiwanese Telco with a presence in Los Angeles at One Wilshire and a connected space in Taipei.  While in the roll of VP Network Technology at Streamscape, he implemented data centre server farms in the Quinby building in Los Angeles, Phoenix Arizona, Iraklion Greece and Lyon France.  He was hired to provide an assessment on the sale of the Quinby building at 650 South Grand Ave, in Los Angeles.  He built out a large Colo space in Quinby and Vancouver on behalf of Infotech Business systems and was involved in the build out of the Uniserve Data Centre upgrades.

Mr. Clunn developed the Galaxy Encoder software that has powered many live streaming video experiences on the Internet including the famed Hornby Island Eagle’s nest of 2006.  Mr. Clunn has developed and tested live television transmission systems that allow the bypass of traditional (expensive) satellite transmission facilities. 

Business turnaround and financing have been the focus of the last few years, including staff and cash flow adjustments to make Uniserve Communications Corp. profitable again after many years of losses.  This includes fund raising.  He has been instrumental in arranging mortgages and business financing in excess of $30 million over the last few years.