Eric Hippeau is a Managing Director at Lerer Ventures, a leading early-stage venture capital fund focused on New York technology startups.
Hippeau is also Chairman of RebelMouse and co-founder of NowThis News.
Hippeau is the former Chief Executive Officer of The Huffington Post and a Special Partner at Softbank Capital, where he served as Managing Partner for many years.
Prior to Softbank Capital, Hippeau was Chairman and CEO of Ziff-Davis, which was the largest media company serving the technology sector.
Hippeau serves on the Board of various private and public companies, including Starwood Hotels and Resorts.