Erik handles finance, fundraising, and other aspects of business development. Prior to CounterFlow, he has served multiple startups across varying industries, most recently at a venture-backed IoT systems company PsiKick. While a part of these startups, Erik played a role in raising over $30M in both venture investment and grant funding. In these roles, he was either the business lead or directly reported to the CEO and was tasked with ownership of finance, operations, business development, recruiting, and marketing. Prior to these startups, he spent three years in a corporate finance leadership program at Johnson & Johnson.
In his spare time, Erik is a low handicap on the golf course and is an avid supporter of his beloved Arsenal FC. He holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Finance & Marketing from Seton Hall University, where he was D1 soccer player.