Ed Mello

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Ed has more than 30 years of leadership and executive experience in successful start-ups, major corporations and venture investing. He co-founded Cypress Growth Capital in 2010 and oversees all of the firm’s investment activities and assists portfolio companies primarily with growth initiatives.

Ed served as Chief Operating Officer of CSC Consulting, a $700M division of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). He also was an early employee and senior executive of Viant, a pioneering Internet services company that had a successful IPO. Ed was also President of nGenera (now Moxie Software), a venture-backed software and services company. Ed began his business career at EDS after serving as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.