Eric comes from a multidisciplinary background that includes experience in both engineering and design.
From 2005 to 2009, he worked at Apple, where he was a software engineer on iChat and Photo Booth, and he was on the first team of engineers dedicated to prototyping iPad apps. He spoke at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in 2006, 2007, and 2008. He has also worked at Xerox, where he built web services for high-speed production printers.
Originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, he graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2004 with a BS in Computer Science and Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication. While at RPI, he focused on studying human-computer interaction and online communities, and he co-founded Agora Studios to design, build, and manage online communities.
Recently, Eric worked at Local Projects, where he designed the interactions and developed the software for Explore 9/11, an iPhone app for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Explore 9/11 was featured in the iTunes App Store’s selections for the Best of 2010 and the Hall of Fame.