Executive Vice President Business Development, Conexiom
Erik is a serial innovator and entrepreneur who’s helped create products with hundreds of millions of dollars of sales and businesses with hundreds of millions of dollars of exits in businesses ranging from technology platforms to pizza franchises. His companies and opinions have been covered in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal. He has an undergraduate degree from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and an MBA in entrepreneurship from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Erik is also an alumnus of Techstars, Chicago’s 1871, and a variety of other entrepreneurial incubators. During the spring you’ll find him living and dying by the success of the Tar Heels in the tournament, and come summer time he is in the right field bleachers of Wrigley cheering on the Cubs, often with his amazing wife. He is also an avid endurance athlete, twice completing Ironman triathlons and climbing some of the world’s tallest mountains. In 2018 he successfully summitted Mt. Everest.