President and CEO, Center for Innovative Technology
Ed Albrigo is President and CEO of the Center of Innovative Technology (CIT) in Virginia. Ed leads CIT in its mission to accelerate innovation commercialization, entrepreneurship and economic growth across the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is responsible for overall strategic planning, financial management and employee engagement for the organization. He also leads outreach and collaboration activities with the business, education and government communities to devise ways to propel economic growth through innovation.
Prior to joining CIT, Ed was COO of The Hilltop Companies, a group of financial services and technology consulting companies in McLean, Virginia. Ed joined Hilltop after 15years as a senior executive with Freddie Mac.
Prior to Freddie Mac, Ed held a variety of management and marketing positions with companies such as the Booz Allen & Hamilton and CSC. He started his professional career launching spacecraft for NASA.