Person Overview

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Primary:
Product at Cisco
Past:
Senior Manager Business Development and Strategy at Yahoo!, Business Development and Operations at Jumpcut, See All (3)
Education:
University of Colorado, Boulder
Born:
January, 1977

Description

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Husband, skier, entrepreneur, biker, and media junkie. Erik currently is a Product lead within the Cisco Collaboration Group. Erik arrived at Cisco via the acquisition of Versly, a start-up he co-founded with Benjamin Renaud in 2009. Versly focused on enterprise content collaboration and communication tools.

Before Versly, Erik helped lead Business Development and Strategy for Yahoo!'s Communication and Community properties. While there, Erik helped establish the Y! platform and social initiatives, as well as sourced and drove acquisitions totaling of over 370MM that focused on expanding and reinforcing Y! products.

Before Yahoo!, Erik helped launch Jumpcut, acquired by Yahoo!, as the first employee helping build one of the first social media brand platforms used in the original Doritos "Crash the Superbowl" Contest in 2007.

Erik is best described as someone who loves to find the... See More

Experience (4)

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  • Sqdi66bhc1b8lnrlmier

    Cisco

    Product
    Aug, 2011
  • B31bb9c8a5f5c88bd1b14bdd4a6b0579

    Versly

    Co-Founder
  • 3a74a56a48ee9bc147559e7c24e5cc48

    Jumpcut

    Business Development and Operations
    Aug, 2005 - Oct, 2006
  • C187156ec70bbfdaa955acbb559c3389

    Yahoo!

    Senior Manager Business Development and Strategy
    Oct, 2006 - Oct, 2008

Advisory Roles (1)

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Education (1)

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