Eric Harris is the former COO, Altice News & Advertising and President/COO of Cheddar, a live video news network covering the most innovative products and technologies transforming our lives. Before Cheddar, Eric was COO at KnowMe, an video and sharing platform.
Prior to KnowMe, Eric was BuzzFeed’s Chief Business Operations Officer and was responsible for all business operations and a global team that spanned sales strategy & planning, marketing, research, events, ad product, account management, ad operations, social discovery, client analytics, and project management. Eric started at BuzzFeed as the 6th employee and left the company of over 1,000 employees 7 years later.
Eric has also worked as VP of Product Management at Operative Media, where he helped to build their best of breed Advertising Management platform, and as Director of Operations at Washingtonpost.com after spending several years doing consulting work at Price Waterhouse.
Eric has an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and lives with his wife, two children, and two dogs in Brooklyn.