Eric joined Lightbank as an Executive-in-Residence in 2018. He provides guidance and counseling to our CEOs and incubation efforts. His experience as a public company technology CEO is an invaluable asset to our team. Eric’s focus is on rapid expansion of technology companies, having led InnerWorkings (NASDAQ: INWK) from very early stage to a $1.2B global tech-enabled services provider. As CEO, Eric sourced, negotiated and integrated 40 acquisitions around the world. Eric currently lives in Glencoe IL, with his wife and two children. He has a BA in English Literature from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Eric has served on the Advisory Board of the Polksy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Booth, and was an early investor in Lightbank, dating back to 2010.