Eric Mathewson

Founder of WideOrbit

Eric Mathewson

Eric founded WideOrbit in 1999 after realizing that there was an opportunity to dramatically streamline and automate processes for media companies with new software systems and technology. Prior to founding WideOrbit, Eric worked at Montgomery Securities in San Francisco and New York, managing portfolios for wealthy technologists as well as Kidder Peabody in Palo Alto, primarily focused on Equity Derivatives. Eric has been an active private equity technology investor since 1994 and maintains controlling ownership of WideOrbit. Prior to WideOrbit, Eric was an early investor in Infospace (INSP), Xoom (NBCi), CommerceBid (Commerce One) and OpenTable.com (OPEN). (from CrunchBase)