Since co-founding Canaan Partners in 1987, Eric has helped launch a multitude of market-leading technology companies from inception to IPO or acquisition.
An active investor in the communications and enterprise technology sectors, Eric has generated numerous positive outcomes from startups such as Argon Networks, Capstone Turbine, Copper Mountain Networks; Diffusion Software, Enpirion, Frame Technology, International Network Services, Kalpana, ONI Systems, SandForce, Spectrian and Visigenic Software.
Prior to Canaan, Eric was a Senior VP of GE Venture Capital, where he led successful investments in companies such as Nellcor and Octel Communications. Eric also held a variety of sales, marketing and operations management positions at GE in two power-related industrial product businesses.
Eric currently sits on the boards of EnStorage, a developer of grid-scale energy storage systems; Cortina Systems, a leading... See More