Eric is working toward his PhD at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado, Denver. Eric has a Masters of Public Policy degree from the University of Denver, a Masters of Computer Science degree from the University of Colorado, and a BS in Physics from Dartmouth College.
Eric is currently a software development Director for Oracle where he leads a technical team responsible for the development of Crystal Ball, an analytic business software. Prior to Oracle, Eric worked at Decisioneering where he managed Marketing, Product Management, Consulting, IT, and Development teams. He formerly was cofounder and Chief Technology Officer for Zoaport, Inc., a B2B Internet marketplace. Prior to Zoaport, Eric was the SVP, Technology for iXL, Inc., a global strategic Internet services company. Before joining iXL, he was a cofounder and Chief Technology Officer for Green Room Productions, an Internet services company. Eric is married with four children and enjoys travel, hiking, skiing, parenting and the occasional moment of silence.