Eric Feng (Flipboard)

May 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Eric Feng is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Flipboard, where he has been since February 2013. He joined Flipboard from Airtime, who acquired his startup Erly, a company aimed at creating social experiences around their lives.

In-person event

About this event

Eric Feng is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Flipboard, a personal magazine application for mobile devices with more than 100MM users worldwide. Previously Eric was the founder and CEO of Erly, a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and acquired in 2012. Prior to starting Erly, Eric was also a partner at KPCB focusing on greentech and digital media investments. Before joining KPCB, Eric was the founding CTO at Hulu, a joint venture of NBC Universal, News Corp. and The Walt Disney Company. Under Eric's leadership, Hulu.com was recognized as the Associated Press Website of the Year (2008), the PC World Best Product (2008), and the TIME magazine Best Invention (ranked No. 4 in 2008) among other honors. Earlier in his career, Eric's experiences include leadership roles at Microsoft Research and founding two startups which were both acquired. Eric earned his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and received the IEC Everitt Award as the top graduating engineering student.

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Speaker

  • Eric Feng

    Flipboard

Agenda

11:00 AMNetworking and Food
12:00 PMFireside Chat
1:00 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • Rebecca Xie

    Startup Grind Beijing

    Director

  • Yami Sun

    Startup Grind Beijing

    Co-Director

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