Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts

Executive Director

Eric leads strategy and operations for 20Fathoms, providing critical resources that support the success of the region’s entrepreneurs and tech professionals.  With 25 years of experience in technology and business operations, he has a passion for working with startups to achieve excellence in execution so they can thrive.

Prior to joining 20Fathoms, Eric served as Vice President of Revenue Operations at Saba Software. Previous positions included executive roles at BlackBerry, Good Technology, and Motorola Mobility.

He is a native of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and a graduate of Michigan Technological University. After years spent in Chicago and Silicon Valley, Eric and his family returned to Michigan and made Traverse City their home. He is active in the community and a member investor with Northern Michigan Angels.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys outdoor activities including kayaking, hiking, skiing, and hunting, as well as cooking, grilling, and baking.