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Eric Alderman

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

President/CEO, Co-Founder, SolarNexus, Inc.. Previously CEO/COO/Co-Founder of 4 other technology startups.

President/CEO, Co-Founder, SolarNexus, Inc.. Previously CEO/COO/Co-Founder of 4 other technology startups.

5 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Operations
  • Product
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In


SolarNexus Inc
SolarNexus, Inc.
Qumu (formerly Media Publisher, Inc).
Mobile Support, Inc.


Cooler Planet


Consultant Alderman Consulting Services February 2015 - present
Principal knackmasters April 2016 - present
Startup Consultant ACS February 2015 - present
COO / Co-Founder SolarNexus Inc January 2015 - present
Director, Business Development Airphrame April 2015 - April 2016
President/CEO, Co-Founder SolarNexus, Inc. January 2009 - December 2014
Editor October 2008 - February 2009
Co-Founder / COO / VP, Customer Services Qumu (formerly Media Publisher, Inc). September 2002 - October 2008
President/CEO, Founder Mobile Support, Inc. October 2001 - December 2002
COO eScene Networks October 1998 - June 2001
VP, e-Learning Wilson Learning Corporation May 1998 - October 1999
President/CEO The HyperMedia Group November 1987 - May 1998
Author Microsoft Word: The Complete Reference January 1988 - January 1988
Author Expert Advisor : WordPerfect 5.0 January 1987 - January 1987
Author Advanced WordPerfect: Features & Techniques January 1986 - January 1986


University of California, Berkeley 1979 - 1981

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Engineering
  • • Enterprise Sales
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Robotics
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I'm an experienced start-up executive, with strong skills in a variety of operational tasks (IT, HR, Acctg, Finance) as well as team building, fundraising, business development, and product management. I have extensive hands-on experience in the drone/UAV, cleantech software, and video streaming industries. I'm looking for interesting opportunities to consult with or join startup teams.

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Andy Leventhal
30 year operating experience. Currently Management Consultant and CEO coach for 4 start ups in IoT, enterprise software & online eye exams
Eric has been a CEO for many years and has seen all facets of start up challenges, hiring, fundraising, partnering in a super hot solar mark ... et. He has terrific insights to share.
Christina Ellwood
They're my advisor  •  Previously VP Marketing, Brickstream Corporation. Previously CEO, Moreland Associates.
Eric has it all - vision, fundraising, leadership, operations, team building and deal making. He is the perfect complement to technical foun ... ders.
Kent Pavey
They're my friends  •  Member - Board of Directors, Time2Talk Pte. Ltd. and Member - Board of Directors, aSpecial Media Pte Ltd. Purdue grad.
Eric has a ton of startup experience as both CEO and COO. He is a team player who's operating experience will be particularly valuable to an ... y new venture he joins.
Michel Gelobter
We worked together  •  Senior Advisor, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Director, California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF).
Deep experience...even keel. Risk taker with tons of experience

Christina Ellwood
Previously VP Marketing, Brickstream Corporation. Previously CEO, Moreland Associates.
Christina is razor-sharp, able to pick up any technical topic or business challenge, ask great questions, consider options, and provide usef ... ul, actionable feedback. She has both strategic vision and a focus on tactical execution, a winning combination for any technology leader.