Edgar Masri is currently president and CEO of Qualtre, Inc., a Marlborough, MA startup, funded by Matrix Partners and Pilot House and focused on commercializing the next generation of motion sensors.
Prior to Qualtré, Masri was president and CEO of 3Com Corporation, a leading global data networking company. During his tenure, he negotiated, led the acquisition of, and chaired the board of H3C, the joint venture between 3Com and Huawei.
Earlier, Masri joined Matrix Partners, a leading venture capital firm in 2000. He led the investment in and served on the board of a number of semiconductor and telecommunication equipment startups, including Sandburst (acquired by Broadcom Corporation), Redline Communications (TSX/AIM: RDL). Prior to Matrix, Masri was president of 3Com Ventures and senior vice president of 3Com’s corporate business development. Before that, Masri was senior vice president and general manager of 3Com’s Network Systems Business Unit. Prior to joining 3Com in 1985, Masri held various engineering and management positions in private startup and public companies in Silicon Valley.
Masri holds a Diplome d’Ingenieur from Ecole Centrale de Paris, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration with distinction (Arjay Miller Scholar) from Stanford University.