Edward Faulkner is a member of the Ember Core Team and the creator of Ember's official animation library. His open source code is running on mainstream gaming consoles, major social media sites, and hordes of enterprise applications. His consultancy, Polynomial LLC, leads ambitious software projects for a diverse group of businesses and nonprofits. He was a research associate of the MIT Media Lab's Social Computing group, and was a lead engineer at Akamai Technologies, where he built critical, internet-scale security infrastructure. He earned an MEng and BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.

Ed resides in Somerville, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.