Edward S. Ojdana

Edward S. Ojdana

Edward S. Ojdana

Position Title
Co-Owner

Unit
Vineyard {511}

Bio

Former CEO, Experian Interactive

Ed retired as chief executive officer of Experian Interactive, a business unit of Experian Group, LLC, the leading global information services company. He founded Consumerinfo.com (aka FreeCreditReport.com) in 1995. The company was acquired by Experian in 2002. Under his leadership, Experian Consumer Direct became the market leader of direct-to-consumer credit reports, scores and monitoring products.

He is the recipient of several Echo Awards for FreeCreditReport.com's innovative direct response TV commercials. He was an executive producer on the feature film Rock Slyde, starring Patrick Warburton and Andy Dick, and on the award winning documentary film Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

Ed currently sits on the Boards of Dynasty Footwear, Velocify, Amplify Releasing, (Executive Chairman), SavvyMoney.com, RevolutionCredit.com (Executive Chairman), Preferred Ventures, LLC, the Napa Valley Film Festival, and the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology. He is an advisor to Montage Ventures, a formation stage VC firm focused on financial services, e-Commerce and resources opportunities.

He received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a master’s degree in engineering from Ohio State University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Dayton. He also holds a doctorate in marketing and business economics from the University of Southern California.

Ed and his wife, Irene, are co-owners of Vineyard {511} located in the Diamond Mountain District of Napa Valley.