Eric is the co-founder and CEO of ModCloth, an innovative online retailer of vintage inspired fashion and décor, known for collaborating with its global community of female customers on the development of inspiring merchandise. Eric is the operational counterpart to his creative partner and wife Susan. Together they started ModCloth right out of high school in 2002, and then incubated it while in college. They jumped in full-time in 2007, and by 2010, eight years into the business, ModCloth was recognized by Inc. Magazine as the 2nd fastest growing company in America.
Today ModCloth has raised over $45M in equity, and employs a team of more than 400 people and several dozen dogs working in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh PA across a huge breadth of disciplines, including fashion production, technology development, analytics, logistics, and customer service to name a few. Along the way Eric has been recognized by Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, and Forbes as a top entrepreneur under 30.
Eric holds a B.S. and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a member of the Young President’s Organization. He grew up outside of Ft Lauderdale Florida, spent eight years in Pittsburgh PA. and now lives with his wife and co-founder Susan in San Francisco.
|Aug 31, 2015||Bloomberg - ModCloth Plans Huge Expansion Under New CEO|
|Jun 27, 2015||Inc.com - To Calm Her Nerves, This Founder Takes to the Trapeze|
|Apr 11, 2015||ZD Net - ZDNet|
|Jan 21, 2015||TechCrunch - What Changes At ModCloth And Nasty Gal Mean For E-Commerce|
|Jan 12, 2015||TechCrunch - ModCloth Co-Founder Eric Koger Exits Role As CEO; Urban Outfitters’ Matthew Kaness Joins|
|Jan 12, 2015||TechCrunch - Nasty Gal Founder Sophia Amoruso Steps Down As CEO|
|Aug 27, 2014||Fast Company - What The Leaders Who Get It Right Know About Marketing To Women|
|Mar 21, 2014||TechCrunch - Here Is The Live Stream For 500 Startups’ E-Commerce Conference|