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Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College (’95) and received his MBA at Stanford Business School (’01).

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Eric Baker

Prior to viagogo, Eric founded StubHub.com, the leading U.S. online secondary ticketing company for live events. Eric originated the StubHub concept and took StubHub from an idea on a sheet of paper to a rapidly growing, profitable business that has revolutionised the way that fans buy tickets in the secondary market. As founder and President, Eric developed the concept and business plan and was primarily responsible for sales/business development, strategic planning, financing, and public relations.

Prior to StubHub, Eric was an associate with Bain Capital, a private equity firm based in Boston. At Bain Capital, Eric focused primarily on technology leveraged buyouts. Prior to that, Eric worked at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he focused primarily on the Internet and electronic commerce issues. Eric graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College (’95) and received his MBA at Stanford Business School (’01).

Eric has been quoted in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Business Week, and The Sports Business Journal. Eric has also appeared on broadcast outlets including CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, ESPN, Fox, and National Public Radio.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Nervana Systems 4/2014Seed$600k6



  1. Nervana Systems Raises Seed Cash From Prominent Angels for Machine Learning (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
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