Eric is the founder and CEO of PHLUR Inc., a vertically integrated fragrance retailer. He is the former president of Ralph Lauren Digital and Global E-Commerce where he was responsible for the company’s digital businesses. Prior to Ralph Lauren, Eric was president of Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. where he was part of the management team that drove the successful public spin-off of Ticketmaster from IAC (InterActiveCorp) in 2008. He later helped lead the merger of Ticketmaster with Live Nation, forming Live Nation Entertainment in January of 2010. Previous to Ticketmaster, Eric was a strategy and corporate development executive at IAC. Eric has served on the Board of Directors of Points International (PTS), Active Network Inc., BET Digital and OpenTable Inc. (OPEN). He received his MBA in finance from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his B.A. in economics from Emory University.
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