Eric Collins

Outgoing COO

Eric is a technology executive who has spent a career building the value of digital companies through innovative product, distribution, monetization and partnering strategies. Eric has done this at AOL, TimeWarner, Tegic/Nuance, MobilePosse, SwiftKey/Microsoft and most recently Touch Surgery where he was COO. Some companies and divisions Eric has run have been acquired and others are operating as profitable entities. Eric is also a sought-after board member and advisor in the technology space. He is a board member of companies in San Francisco and London as well as an advisor to companies in the US, India and the UK. Eric supports civic activities and has served as a trustee of Washington Performing Arts and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Eric serves on the board of Autograph ABP. Eric was appointed by President Obama to serve on the Small Business Administration’s Council on Underserved Communities and as an evaluator for White House Fellows applicants. Eric holds degrees from Princeton University and Harvard Law School.