Ed is a senior engineer and DevOps manager at Domain Name Services. He is responsible for several dns zones including CO.ZA and .Africa and he helped design and develop the EPP system and DevOps infrastructure used to support those zones.

Ed qualified as a mechanical engineer before realizing the Internet is more interesting than writing engineering software. He has been managing name servers since the mid 90s. Before working at Domain Name Services he was the technical director of one of the larger South African hosting companies.