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Stanford University, BS 1991
Symbolic Systems
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS 1993
Media Arts and Sciences
Stanford University, PhD 1994
Computer Science

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CTO and Co-Founder
Founder and CEO

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Eric Ly

Eric Ly

Eric Ly is the founder and CEO at Presdo, a web application that helps people find the best time for getting together.

Prior to that, Eric was a co-founder at LinkedIn, where he was the founding CTO and a VP. At LinkedIn, Eric helped create some of its core product features, which enabled the company to reach profitability and a quickly growing user base. You can find Eric’s profile at:

Before that, Eric co-founded two other Internet companies in the time management, collaboration, and mobile areas. He enjoys working at the intersection of products, technologies and business models to create highly successful companies.

Eric serves on the advisory board of, an online real estate company.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    Eric Ly invested in (3/1/08)
    Posted 8/28/08 at 10:17am
  • Dollar
    Eric Ly invested in Presdo. (12/1/07)
    Posted 4/25/08 at 11:37am
  • Check
    Eric Ly added a position as CTO and Co-Founder at LinkedIn.
    Posted 4/25/08 at 9:40am
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    Eric Ly added a position as Founder and CEO at Presdo.
    Posted 4/25/08 at 11:37am


Company Date Round Size Participants 3/2008Seed$1.1M8
Presdo 12/2007Seed$35k1



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