Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Erward (Ed) is a seasoned executive and great leader with personable charm and significant experience in the web hosting industry since the late 1990s. Ed has co-founded and run several web hosting companies globally that have focused around the managed hosting, dedicated server, colocation, IT consulting, cloud computing and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Ed has a strong system administration and technical background which makes him a great fit in terms of understanding the many “pain points” of managing cloud infrastructure. He has also been working very closely with multiple implementations of Enterprise IT Infrastructure and High Traffic Web 2.0 cloud infrastructures. Ed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Seattle University and Master of Science in Information Technology from Seattle Pacific University. In his spare time, Ed enjoys to travel and spend quality time with family and friends. Ed is also an avid photographer and news junkie.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Jimmy (Jim) has also co-founded and run web hosting companies since 2001. Jim’s expertise in Internet data center design and day-to-day operations makes him an invaluable asset to the Wowrack management team. Jim’s knowledge in the Internet hosting industry – coupled with his passionate customer-centric approach—has earned him accolades from customers. Jim is captivated with the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and he loves outdoor activities. His outdoor “toys” include a 22” trailer, 4x4 Sport Utility ATV and go-karts. He is particularly proud of his go-karting skills and welcomes to challenge anyone to beat him!
Asia Pacific Regional Manager
Rudy has always been the most technically capable among the management team. Rudy is a network engineer by trade and has held a Professional Cisco certification for many years. Rudy has been directly responsible managing many large ISP’s Internet routing protocols since 1995. Rudy’s passion for Open Source technologies and tinkering with the latest and greatest technologies has earned him the title of “Technology Wizard” in his past positions. Rudy currently resides in Indonesia oversees companies PT Wowrack Indonesia and PT Wowrack Cepat Teknologi Nusantara (Internet Service Provider), making him the perfect fit to lead Wowrack’s Asia Pacific and Global Presence. Rudy loves traveling in his free time, and love to watch MCU movies and enjoys the companionship of his family. He also loves photography, testing out the latest in technology gadgets and sampling new culinary delights.
Director of Administration
Elise joined Wowrack in 2016, she has over 20 years of experience in procedural administration and a steadfast commitment to excellence. Her strategic communications and organizational intuition has been a tremendous asset in overall operational planning and growth. At Wowrack, Elise oversees executive management reporting, human resources, finances, internal communications, and contract adherence. As a proud graduate from the University of Oregon, when she’s not following their football program, she enjoys reading, and spending time with family.