Eric has been involved in the startup ecosystem for over a decade and has served as an early startup employee, founder, and investor. Throughout his career, he was entrusted to build multiple startup sales and business development teams from the ground up. Eric also co-founded Basilica, a YC-backed AI startup, where he managed all aspects of growth. As an angel investor, he focuses on startups specializing in building machine learning, developer tools, and enterprise solutions. Eric serves on the board of several startups and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Penn State University.