Eric has spent his career in entrepreneurial and leadership roles, including as senior vice president of Midwest operations for American Cablesystems, co-founder and chairma of Atlantic Ventures, and chairman and CEO of Sensitech, a venture-backed business twice named to the Inc. 500 before being acquired by Carrier Corporation. Eric served as a CEO-partner with Ascent Ventures, as executive chairman of HubCast, on he board of dvisors of the Avedis Zildjian Company and Windover LLC, and as a mentor for student start-up teams in the Brown University B-Lab.
His nonprofit historical work includes chairing the Gettysburg Foundation and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. He is co-author of Food Foolish: The Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger, and Climate Change, and King Philip 's War: he History and Legacy of America 's Forgotten Conflict, and historian of Weathermakers to the World. Eric has a bachelor 's degree in history from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Eric 's blog is " The Occasional CEO " at theoccasionalceo.blogspot.com where he posts updates to Innovation on Tap. He will lso be found on Twitter [email protected] ericebs and on LinkedIn.