EVP of Alliances & Partnerships
In his role driving Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, Eric is sharply focused on finding, cultivating and collaborating with a focused group of Key technology and Digital Services companies to expand the disruptive and transformative power of Ripcord and Canopy. Eric is an industry-leading sales and operations strategist with over 20 years improving operations in various industries including Financial Services, Insurance, and Healthcare, and building strong sales and operations teams. He is recognized for his collaborative spirit with customers and partners, driving to win/win synergistic relationships with each. Eric has held Executive roles in Sales, Operations and Strategy for F150 Corporations including Xerox and Cognizant. He has also held C Suite roles driving growth of small businesses and start-ups focused on Technology and Professional Services. Prior to his civilian career, Eric served as an officer in the US Army, first as an Airborne Ranger Special Operations leader and then several years as a Judge Advocate (attorney). His formal education includes a BS in Commerce (Finance) from Washington and Lee University, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The University of Pittsburgh. Eric is a licensed attorney and holds several professional and technical certifications.