Financial Services, Bloomberg LP
Erik leads data visualization research and development efforts at Bloomberg. His current role spans Data
Visualization, Data Science Development, Web mapping, Technical Analysis & Algorithms. He has been
with Bloomberg for over eight years.
He has over 25 Years of engineering experience with a strong focus in software engineering –
electrical, semiconductor, robotics, and equipment engineering fields.
Erik is an expert in crypto currency payment systems and trading, and is Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency
developer and serves as co-chairman of the W3C Web Payments group. He is also a member of various
financial services standards organizations like X9/ISO/TC68.
Before joining Bloomberg, Erik owned Internet Security, Inc. where he consulted for leading technology
companies. His consulting & employment experience including IBM, Raytheon, SAIC, Hitachi, Intel and
Motorola and was involved in many open source development efforts including VoIP, OpenSSL, Nessus,
Asterisk, Symmetric/Asymmetric Encryption, Embedded Linux Systems, and the Linux Kernel.
Erik served in the US Navy as a Nuclear Engineer and was a Software Engineer working at NASA/USGS,
working on various Landsat projects that included remote sensing and satellite imagery processing.
His extensive engineering educational background includes both military and civilian are available on