Eric is a rare leader who is as passionate about business as he is grounded from three decades of Zen training. Eric mentors and coaches CEOs and executives through leadership, strategic, relationship, and life changes and challenges. He guides leaders to see that it is always an inner breakthrough that leads to resolving a leadership breakdown.
Eric is known as a change-maker among executives from Silicon Valley, to Wall Street and Main Street. Executives from Sony, Verizon, Dr Bronner’s, SDG&E, Sunpower, and Facebook speak about how they reached what they thought was their edge of achievement, only to be guided by Eric to unlock their next, hidden and unrealized potential.
Eric is a Fellow and Thought Leader at Harvard’s Institute of Coaching, and a speaker for TEDx. He draws insight and expertise from two decades of coaching leaders, management roles at Fortune 100 firms, degrees in business and psychology, thirty years of Zen practice, living in Israel and South Africa, teaching as a Master Scuba Diving instructor, working as a certified hypnotherapist, and meditating in a year-long retreat in an isolated cabin he built in the mountains of New Mexico.
Eric lives with his wife, dog and cat in San Diego, California.