Eric has over 20 years of sales leadership experience in the data center, cloud and telecommunications sectors. As the Chief Revenue Officer for Aligned, he is responsible for all facets of sales and solution architecture, including the development of sales and channel go-to-market strategies, execution of contract negotiations, implementation of robust sales support processes to ensure pipeline growth, revenue acquisition/projections, and customer success.
Before joining Aligned, Eric worked at QTS Realty Trust for more than eight years, most recently serving as the Executive Vice President of Sales. While at QTS, he also held several executive leadership roles within sales, operations and facilities. Prior to QTS, Eric was Vice President of Sales at CMI, Executive Vice President of Sales and Officer for Pac-West, Senior Director of Enterprise Sales at Zayo Group (formerly AboveNet Communications), and one of the original team members for Nextel Communications, Inc.
Eric is a graduate of the University of Oregon, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Corporate Management. He is also an active member in a variety of community organizations, currently serving as board member of the CIO Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for economically disadvantaged students seeking a degree in information technology.