|Worcester Polytechnic Institute, BS||1981|
Ernie Cormier is the CEO & President of Nexage and responsible for the company’s strategic direction and business operations. He has built a successful career in wireless, digital media and content, software, and the Internet. After a well-rounded engineering education, Ernie started in product design and development, thereafter demonstrating consistent advancement to senior executive leadership roles.
He was most recently CEO of a venture-backed start-up in mobile gaming and consumer electronics, sold in December 2009.
Just before that, he completed two years as the Chief Commercial Officer and MD Group Strategy and Corporate Development for Virgin Media in the United Kingdom (NASDAQ: VMED), with 9.5 million customers (mobile, cable TV, broadband, and fixed-line telephony), with approximately $6 billion in revenue. At Virgin Media, he was responsible for the consumer business P&L, including all sales channels; marketing; brand; product; content acquisition; PR; care; retentions; credit and collections; strategy; corporate and business development; and all related functions.
Ernie holds a BS degree in Controls Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and has completed certificate and related training at the Georgetown and Harvard business schools.
He is also on the Mobile Advisory Board of the Mass Technology Leadership Council.