Eric Down

Eric Down

Eric has over 30 years of experience at the forefront of disruptive technology initiatives across a variety of industries. As a trusted business advisor, Eric specializes in assisting businesses take advantage of the revolutionary potential of technology by empowering their innovation capabilities with enterprise solutions.
  • Senior Manager
  • (650) 400-8644

Prior to Kalypso, Eric worked in alliance, channel, and sales management roles for companies including NetSuite/Oracle, PTC, Cisco, Siebel, IBM. He also has experience working with several start-ups and applies that mentality to his business ventures.

Eric has extensive experience launching high-tech ventures and disruptive technologies globally in 21 countries. At the forefront of emerging technology initiatives such as voicemail, wireless data communications, voice and web conferencing, eCommerce and data centric security, Eric is a strong advocate for technology's revolutionary potential for businesses around the world.

Eric received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles with a primary focus on Business and Computers and is ITIL certified.

Current Projects

Eric serves as a client advocate by best matching a client’s needs with Kalypso’s subject matter experts and solutions. His focus areas are in the PTC and Digital practices.

Outside of Kalypso

Eric enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, playing golf, skiing (both snow and water), listening to music and reading. He is passionate about providing equal opportunities for higher education to the world's youth and, for the past 23 years, has taught business concepts to high schoolers as a volunteer for Junior Achievement.

Specialties

  • Launching Disruptive Technology Ventures
  • Global Business
  • Alliance and Channel Management
  • Major Account Sales - Software, Services and Hardware

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, UCLA - Business and Computers Focus
  • ITIL Certification