Ed Teixeira has over 35 years of experience in the franchise industry. He is the Chief Operating Officer for FranchiseGrade.com. Ed has served as a corporate executive for franchise firms in the retail, manufacturing, healthcare and technology industries and was also the franchisee of a multi-million-dollar home healthcare franchise. He has transacted international licensing in Europe, Asia and South America.
Ed is the author of Franchising from the Inside Out and The Franchise Buyers Manual and has spoken before various groups including the International Franchise Expo, Chinese Franchise Association in Shanghai, China and has lectured at the Stony Brook University Business School about Franchising.
He has testified as a franchise expert before the International Arbitration Association and has conducted seminars, written numerous articles on franchising and has been interviewed on TV and radio.