Eric is the Solutions Program Manager for FuzeHub, and is focused on helping both early-stage and established manufacturers optimize their product designs, develop manufacturing strategies, and get connected to resources throughout New York State that can help support those efforts.
Prior to FuzeHub, Eric ran his own engineering firm where he helped entrepreneurs and small manufacturers develop their innovative concepts into commercially viable products in industries as diverse as consumer goods, tools, medical devices, biotech, healthcare, energy, municipal, and industrial. He provided design engineering consulting to transform customer requirements into product features and take cost out of existing products, created CAD drawings suitable for manufacturing and built working prototypes for customer feedback and investor presentations.
In addition, Eric has 20 years of experience working in various engineering and product development roles with leading manufacturing companies including Bosch Power Tools and Ames True Temper. These roles have exposed him to manufacturing methods as varied as casting, forging, CNC/machining, heat treating, stamping, water-jetting, extruding, injection molding, and 3D printing. Eric received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship from Indiana University.