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Founder and Chairman KickApps Corporation, Founder MeshNetworks, SkyCross, TeraNex


Eric D. Alterman
Founder/Chairman KickApps Corporation

Eric Alterman is a founder of numerous software, telecommunications and semiconductor technology ventures, including KickApps Corporation, MeshNetworks (acquired by Motorola in 2005), Military Commercial Technologies, TeraNex and SkyCross.

In 1997 Eric founded and operated MILCOM, a venture accelerator company that formed a number of venture-backed companies based on technologies licensed from military contractors like Lockheed Martin, ITT and Raytheon. Other companies include Quadfore, Centerpoint Broadband Technologies, Triton Network Systems, TelAsic and Theseus Logic.

Eric was also the founder of JED Broadcasting, a Northwest radio broadcasting company, and New Brand Agency Group, a publishing company based in New York City. He began his career as an attorney where he worked in a variety of areas, including licensing and securities, for Akin, Gump, Hauer and Strauss in Washington, DC. Eric graduated from Tufts University and the Washington College of Law as a member of the Law Review.