Erik is an MD/PhD student at Emory and Georgia Tech. He founded Forge, a nonprofit that provided startups with funding, mentors, and assistance with clinical pilots. He also created a course at Emory to expose medical students to entrepreneurship in the technology industry.
Erik earned a PhD from Georgia Tech where he applied machine learning, statistics, and information theory to biomedical time series data. He earned a BS in Bioengineering from UCLA where worked on biomaterials and nanotechnology.