Eric J. Gertler is Executive Vice President and Managing Director for the Center for Economic Transformation.
Prior to his role at NYCEDC, Eric served in leadership roles at
a number of technology companies including Altruik, PrimeAxis
Media, and Privista. Prior to these initiatives, Eric worked in the
magazine and newspaper industries where he last served as the
president of U.S. News & World Report, Fast Company, and The
Atlantic Monthly. He is also the author of the Random House book
Prying Eyes: Protect Your Privacy From People Who Sell To You,
Snoop on You, or Steal From You. He is a graduate of Brown
University and obtained his J.D. from American University, where he
served as editor-in-chief of the Law Review.