Eric advises projects in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space and is currently CEO of the Blockchain Compliance Foundation. He recently began a new project, PotholeCoin, leveraging decentralized technology to solve a very local problem.
Eric is a veteran technologist and Internet infrastructure leader with 25 years professional experience. After studying Mathematics in the Ph.D. program at UC Berkeley, he was an early Internet entrepreneur, inspired in part by the Cypherpunks discussions of the time, starting a full service ISP in the early ‘90s. He went on to hold leadership positions at companies including Symantec, Yahoo, and Oracle. Eric is an early adopter in the cryptocurrency space, launching the first public US bitcoin ATM in February 2014.