Ed Stevens is the Founder and CEO of Preciate, a Dallas-based app startup driven by purpose. Preciate is devoted to delivering real relationship outcomes and strengthening teams. With purpose a high as profit on the priority stack Preciate is not just a product-it’s a movement for people who believe that giving should come before getting. That it doesn’t have to be hard to do good. That one simple act of recognition can start a positive chain reaction that affects one life, then another, then another. Preciate is used by members working in over 300 companies across America. Before Preciate, Ed was the Founder and CEO of Shopatron, Inc., an enterprise eCommerce solution used by over 800 manufacturers and retailers. Shopatron was acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2015. Ed has been an active member of Young President’s Organization and was the Chair of the Santa Barbara Chapter in 2016-2017. He serves as the Director on the boards of eCurv, an intelligent energy demand response solution, and Johnson Outdoors, a publicly-traded outdoor equipment manufacturer.