As cofounder and managing director of Scarlata Chocolate, Edward Anderton manages daily operations for a company that experienced average revenue growth of more than 100 percent over its first four years. In addition to offering its products online, the company sells items at shops and through special events throughout the greater Seattle area. Scarlata is the second Seattle-based business that Edward Anderton helped to establish; from 2010 to 2012, he served as a cofounding manager of the website design and general Internet marketing company Relance Tech.
When not working, Edward Anderton is an avid practitioner of the self-defense/fitness system Krav Maga and an open-water swimmer, who traversed 1.5 miles through shark-infested waters as part of the Alcatraz Escape from the Rock Duathlon. An accomplished Latin dancer, he has taught salsa/bachata classes, and he placed third in the Rose City Salsa Festival’s amateur couples division. Anderton also enjoys extreme snowboarding over advanced terrain.