Eric joined Akadeum in 2018 as CFO. He has 20+ years of early-stage operations experience, including over 10 years in the life science industry. Prior to joining Akadeum, Eric was the VP of Finance at Swift. Prior to Swift, he was Director of Finance at Millendo Therapeutics where he was responsible for establishing the financial operations of the company from inception through seed and Series A ($16M) fundraising. Eric earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, a BA from the University of Michigan, and is a licensed CPA in the state of California.