Ed Stevens became COO of Kibo at the companys launch in January. Kibo is the new name of the merged Shopatron and MarketLive. Ed had been chairman and CEO for Shopatron for 15 years. He has a background in both retail operations and in managing growing companies. Ed was the founder of NORVEL Ltd., an importer of components for the toy and hobby industries. Ed holds a bachelor s degree in Russian Literature from Stanford and is an avid triathlete.