In the early 90s Erik did some of the early work in interactive TV at ICTV, product managing the VOD trial with Cox. As ICTV pivoted to web content Erik headed up programming on the system.
As the first head of entertainment at Yahoo! he managed the group that launched Y!'s core entertainment products reaching millions of users including Movies, TV, Radio. He personally managed the creation of Y! Games; the first leader in causal gaming.
He likes to do hard things; he has sailed solo across the pacific ocean 3 times on a 40 foot sailboat, twice under racing conditions.
2012 - Current (over 4 years)
|Jul 14, 2016||IBT - Technology - BitTorrent News Network To Launch On July 18|
|Jul 13, 2016||Venture Beat - BitTorrent’s live TV news network will launch on July 18 at the Republican National Convention|
|May 18, 2016||Mobile Syrup - BitTorrent, the company behind Torrents, plans launch a livestreaming video platform|
|May 17, 2016||Variety - Digital - BitTorrent Unveils Live TV Streaming App, Plans Paid Service for This Summer|
|May 6, 2016||PRWeb Sitemap - Cynopsis Digital Webinar on June 6 – Maximizing and Monetizing the Live Video Landscape|
|Aug 27, 2015||Tech Republic (Australia) - TechRepublic welcomes Dan Patterson, Senior Writer|
|Jul 20, 2011||Gigaom - Track that bias: New app visualizes cable news topics live|
|May 16, 2011||Gigaom - Synchronize.tv Wants to Kill the TV News Ticker|