Person Overview

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Primary:
Partner at CommonAngels
Past:
Chairman and CEO at Groove Mobile, Chief Executive Officer and President at Brooktrout Technology, Inc
Education:
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University

Detailed Description

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Eric joined WiTricity in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer, and is a member of WiTricity’s Board of Directors.

Prior to WiTricity, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groove Mobile, a provider of mobile music commerce platforms, from April 2006 until its acquisition by Live Mobile, Inc. in March 2008.

Eric was the founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Brooktrout Inc., a provider of telecom software and hardware platforms, from 1984 until its acquisition by EAS Group, Inc. in October 2005. Under Eric’s leadership, Brooktrout grew to over $150M in annual revenue, and had a successful IPO in 1992.

Eric serves on the boards of directors of SoundBite Communications and Muse Research, and on the National Board of Directors of the American Electronics Association (AeA). In addition, he has served on the board of the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council since its founding, most recently as Chairman.

He is the author of eight patents. Eric holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School

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