Eric has founded 3 primary businesses over the past 15 years, each reaching successful exit to public companies. Eric is currently a partner at High Alpha, a venture studio that conceives, launches and scales next generation enterprise cloud companies. Prior to High Alpha, Eric served as Vice President of Predictive and Analytics for Salesforce where he oversaw product management, product marketing, data science, UX/UI design and strategic partnerships. Eric joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) via the acquisition of ExactTarget (NYSE: ET) where he served as Vice President of Web and Analytics Products. Eric joined ExactTarget after the acquisition of iGoDigital, where he was the Founder and CEO. Eric also founded Technuity and Batteries.com, both which were successfully acquired by Audiovox (NYSE: VOXX).
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