With more than 15 years of leadership experience focused on growing technology businesses, Erik brings a wealth of knowledge in global product management, marketing and strategy to his role as chief strategy officer at Medidata. Erik is responsible for overseeing the company’s strategy and corporate development functions, driving growth and innovation in the market.
Erik joined Medidata from Calero Software, an enterprise communications software company, where he served as EVP of products and marketing. Prior to Calero, he worked for eBay Enterprise, where he led product management for the enterprise commerce technology division. Erik also spent seven years at SAP AG—where he held leadership roles in new product introductions, strategy, marketing and sales operations—and consulted for McKinsey & Company.
Erik holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a German graduate degree in business administration from the University of Bayreuth.