Columbia 65203 MO, USA

About Dr.Edward Brent

President and CEO: Ideaworks
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology: University of Missouri

Dr.Edward Brent received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 1976 followed by two postdoctoral fellowships, one in systematic studies of interaction at Minnesota and one in information systems at the University of Missouri. He has taught at the University of Missouri, Columbia since 1976 and currently is Chair of the Department of Sociology Dr. Brent is the founder and president of Idea Works Inc., a company that develops software for intelligent text analysis, and co-founder of three other technology companies. He was awarded the University of Missouri Faculty Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2013.