Grant Erickson is the Principal and Founder of Nuovations and brings to it a passion for and experience with disruptive, market-changing innovation and a big-picture approach to products and marketplace solutions.
Prior to founding Nuovations, Mr. Erickson was a senior engineer and project manager for Apple Computer, Inc. in Cupertino, CA, working on its mobile entertainment products, including both the iPod and iPhone lines. Prior to joining Apple in 2004, Mr. Erickson was an early member of the software team at Brocade Communications Systems in San Jose, CA, working in various engineering capacities across their edge, mid-range and enterprise storage networking product lines. Prior to joining Brocade in 1998, Mr. Erickson worked on the Global File System, which would later be spun off into Sistina Software and eventually be acquired by Red Hat. In addition, Mr. Erickson held positions at Ciprico and Control Data Systems. Mr. Erickson holds both an MSEE and a BSEE Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities.
Mr. Erickson also currently serves on the board of directors of DentBetty, Inc. and is president of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.