Erik is responsible for operations, budgeting, managing growth, investor relations, financial systems and product strategy. His past experience includes 10 years in the finance industry and nearly another 10 years as a co-founder, consultant, and employee of multiple start-ups. Prior to joining Blockstream, Erik co-founded Dan’s Plan, a health technology company, and he consulted for dozens of early-stage companies on fundraising, strategy, and operations. Erik holds a degree from Stanford University and is a former CFA charterholder. He’s also a little league coach, amateur DJ and Quantified Selfer.