Eric has been in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years and is currently at TikTok within Business Operations Protection. Prior to TikTok, Eric was the Global Head of Mobile and Mac Security for HSBC.

Previously Eric served as Security Strategist for CyberAdapt after its acquisition of the startup Mobile Active Defense he helped co-found. He also simultaneously was the program director for SC Magazine, the industry’s leading cybersecurity magazine from 2009 -2019.

Eric had the privilege of being an SME for the NSA’s National Information Assurance Partnership in developing the requirements for the mobile device management protection profile used to create a Common Criteria for mobile device management. He was also part of the team tasked with the creation of a mobile security management certification for CompTIA.

Past experience includes running a technology book division publishing 12 books with a wide variety of industry luminaries, primarily in security.