World Strategy Director
Eastman Kodak Company
Ed Monahan has held a variety of positions in manufacturing, product line management and strategic planning during his 25 years at Kodak. He pioneered the company’s entry into digital workflows in the professional markets in the 1990’s and led Kodak to market leading positions in scanners, printers and software solutions.
In his current role as Worldwide Strategy Director, Ed is responsible for divisional strategy and determining opportunities for future products, markets and businesses for the Retail Printing group. This role requires extensive research into consumer digital lifestyles, emerging ecosystems, and allows Ed to support corporate forecasting models for prints and future memory products and services. His expertise includes Gen Y, social networks, consumer consumption patterns and the trends in the industry to move from prints to pages to screens.