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Ed Lahue

University of Missouri Extension - Missouri Small Business Development Center
Innovation & Technology Counselor
St. Louis

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I am the Innovation & Technology Counselor for the University of Missouri Extension, where we host the Missouri Small Business Development Center in St. Louis. I have 37-year background in innovation, strategic marketing and branding. My industry experience includes consumer products, healthcare and various industrial sectors. I help tech start-ups and established businesses to expand their innovation efforts. I counsel on customer discovery, market research and help tech startups obtain grants through Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) to fund their R&D.