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Eric is an investor in several startup companies. He is a Kauffman Fellow, having completed a two-year program dedicated to innovation investing. Eric is co-author (with Joe LiPuma) of the book 'Unlocking the Ivory Tower: How Management Research Can Transform Your Business', available at amazon.com. Eric and Joe also teach an online class based on this book at Proformative Academy.
He is also Co-Founder and General Partner for Impact Venture Capital, which makes early stage investments in technology companies.
Until May 2016, Eric was Chief Financial Officer at C3 IoT, which is revolutionizing the use of big data to make our power network and the Internet of Things more efficient.
From 2005 to 2015, Eric served as Senior VP & Treasurer at Oracle, one of the world's premier technology companies. While there he was named one of the 100 most influential people in finance by the editors of Treasury & Risk Magazine. Prior to joining Oracle, Eric served in various finance roles at Flextronics International, Cisco Systems, Avery Dennison, and AT&T.
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