Eric joined Crosslink in 2010. He focuses on Internet, Software, and Cloud Infrastructure companies. In addition, Eric leads the Crosslink Capital Seed Program.
Eric brings over 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and venture investor.
Prior to Crosslink, Eric was a Partner at Artiman Ventures and Bay Partners focusing on Internet & Software investments, some of which include Opsource (NTT), Invensense (INVN), InterAct and Dropcam. Eric's startup experience includes co-founding the Internet server software company WebSpective (INKT), and co-founding TelASIC Communications (MTI). In addition, his operating experience includes business development at Mainspring (IBM) and at MILCOM (Military Commercial Technologies) where he focused on finding and commercializing next generation technologies out of the military, aerospace and Defense Labs. Eric is co-founder and president of alpha, the entrepreneurial networking club for more than 500 Founders and CEOs.
BA, Dartmouth College
MBA, Harvard Business School
DataStax, Takelessons.com, 500friends, Protectwise, Scripted
Bleacher Report (acquired by TWX), Marin Software (MRIN)