Eric Alterman is the Founder and CEO of Flow Corporation, a real-time data PaaS and content curation platform. He is also a founder of numerous venture-backed software, telecommunications and semiconductor ventures, including KickApps (acquired by KITD in 2010), MeshNetworks (acquired by Motorola in 2005), Triton Network Systems (2000 IPO), Military Commercial Technologies, TeraNex and SkyCross.
In 1997 Eric co-founded and operated MILCOM, a venture accelerator company that formed a number of venture-backed companies based on technologies licensed from military contractors like Lockheed Martin, ITT and Raytheon. Other companies include Quadfore, Centerpoint Broadband Technologies, TelAsic and Theseus Logic (now Wave Semiconductor).
Eric was also the founder of JED Broadcasting, a Northwest radio broadcasting company, and New Brand Agency Group, a publishing company based in New York City. He began his career as an attorney where he worked in a variety of areas, including licensing and securities, for Akin, Gump, Hauer and Strauss in Washington, DC. Eric graduated from Tufts University and the Washington College of Law as a member of the Law Review.
- 11/10/11 -techcrunch.com