Two Degrees of Separation
Ed Friedrichs, Chairman
Ed graduated from Stanford University in 1965 and received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. He joined Gensler, Architecture Design and Planning Worldwide, in San Francisco in 1969, opened the firm’s Los Angeles office in 1976, and was appointed President in 1995, and led its development as one of the most successful and influential design firms in the world.
Ed is a member of the Boards of Glumac and Miyamoto International, both multi-office engineering services firms. He recently joined ZweigWhite, a nationwide consultancy to architects, engineers and planners, as its Chairman.