Andrew Stack Dick Hunter Keith DeHaven Eric Hopkins


Eric has spent 25 years in the high-tech arena launching products as diverse as Automated Patient Medical Monitors, Pagers, Cell Phones, Wireless Semiconductors, and Network Processor. He worked for Freescale Semiconductor in Austin Texas for 8 years running business operations for its Global Wireless and Analog/Sensor divisions where he has led successful M&A transactions and substantial revenue harvesting from declining businesses via patents & IP licensing. Prior to joining Freescale, Eric worked at Motorola in Florida where he launched numerous cell phones and pagers including Motorola’s first EDGE (Enhanced Data for Global Evolution) cell Phone and its first consumer customizable cell phone. He spent a combined 5 years working for Johnson & Johnson Medical in Tampa Florida and Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati Ohio. Eric holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of South Florida and a Masters of Business Degree from both the Columbia Business School and the London Business School. Eric lives in Austin Texas with his wife Yvonne and his young son Xavier.