Chief Strategy Officer
Erik is 1E’s Chief Strategy Officer, which means he’s responsible for all things long-term vision and positioning within the market. Erik is often described as an action-oriented visionary, or futurist, in the arena of workplace technology. He believes strongly in employee empathy and placing yourself in the shoes of technology and services consumers. This, along with a strong belief that technology can better the world as we know it, converge to give Erik a unique perspective on the digital workplace. The focus on servant leadership started through example while Erik served in the United States Marine Corps. Since then, Erik has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including delivery of Modern Workplace Environments, Device as a Service (DaaS), Unified Communications Strategy and Architecture, and many other user-centric innovations. Most recently Erik was the Vice President of Dynamic Workplace at NTT Data Services, following his time leading Digital Workplace for Amgen.
A husband and father to four, when he isn’t focused on the future of workplace tech Erik enjoys real estate, 3D printing, cooking, and gardening. He also enjoys listening to audiobooks on long drives. In the afternoon’s you can find him rink side watching his children playing ice hockey while escaping the Texas heat.