Erik Anderson has been President of WestRiver Management, LLC since 2002. He is also Chairman of Tachyon Networks, Inc., an advanced satellite-based internet solutions company, Chairman of Zula, LLC, a science education company, a Co-Chair of GEI, a leisure business based on golf entertainment, and vice-Chairman of Montgomery & Co., LLC, an investment bank serving growth companies in technology, media, and healthcare. He also serves on the board of Advantage IQ, Inc.
From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Anderson was Chief Executive Officer of Matthew G. Norton, Co., a private investment company. Prior to 1998, he was Chief Executive Officer of Trillium Corporation. In addition, his experience includes tenures as both a partner at the private equity firm of Frazier & Company, LP, and as a Vice President of Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Anderson is the founder of America’s Foundation for Chess. He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree (Cum Laude) in Management Engineering from Claremont McKenna College.