Eric Robison joined the lynda.com team and brought with him 25 years of operational and strategic experience working with internet, technology, media, and consumer product companies. Eric has been actively involved with the Internet since inception and brings a depth of creative and business expertise to the lynda.com family. Prior to joining lynda.com Eric served as President of IdeaTrek, Inc., an advisory group specializing in strategic planning and management mentoring. Previous to his time at IdeaTrek Eric spent 8 years managing and advising on numerous technology and media initiatives in his position as Vice President of Business Development and Project Development at Vulcan, Inc., (a company owned by Paul Allen the cofounder of Microsoft). While at Vulcan Eric served as Project Director of the Experience Music Project and General Manager of Clear Blue Sky Films.
Eric has been playing saxophone and flute professionally for almost 30 years. His creative interests include a career highlight in 2002 as one of six musicians for the house band with Phil Collins for a BBC live television concert at Buckingham Palace, including artists Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Tom Jones, and Annie Lennox. On the film side as a producer on a variety of feature and documentary projects including Executive Producer of Far from Heaven starring Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid.
Chief Executive Officer
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